ANA Future Promise Prop Represents Continued
Commitment to ESG Goals


  • • Starting October 23, 2023, ANA will operate a DHC8-Q400 aircraft featuring a special ANA Future Promise livery to raise awareness of its broader sustainability and environmental strategy.
  • • Onboard services will prioritize sustainability, CO2 emission reduction and regional and local economic contributions, outlined in ANA Group's mid-term corporate strategy.

TOKYO, Oct. 4, 2023 - All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan's largest and 5-Star airline for 10 consecutive years, will introduce the new ANA Future Promise Prop, a DHC8-Q400 aircraft featuring a distinctive livery inspired by the airline's sustainability initiatives. The new aircraft will enter service on domestic routes beginning October 23, 2023. The ANA Future Promise (AFP) initiative, introduced in 2021, encompasses ANA Group's commitment to and activities across its environmental, social responsibility and governance areas.
"ANA is committed to accomplishing its sustainability goals and be a leader in the aviation industry, and the ANA Future Promise Jet and Prop symbolizes our ongoing efforts," said Junko Yazawa, Senior Vice President, Customer Experience Management & Planning of ANA. "As we remain committed to our emissions reductions goals, we will continue to identify and invest in industry-leading sustainability practices and innovations to advance our mission."

For details and updates on specific initiatives, please visit the ANA Future Promise Jet and Prop website.

  • 1. Livery and special material used on aircraft
  • ・The AFP aircraft will have a special livery featuring the ANA Future Promise (AFP) initiative, which began in 2021 and encompasses ANA Group's activities in environmental, social responsibility and governance areas. In addition, the aircraft features a special material developed by Nikon Corporation, which is expected to have a "shark skin effect" with its riblet texture. ANA will study the decrease in air resistance and CO2 emission reduction of the aircraft, as well as the material's durability and technology.
  • 2. Special features in the aircraft cabin
  • ・To minimize the use of plastics onboard, the aircraft seats will be equipped with a special safety manual crafted from scallop seashells. ANA will work together with Koushi Chemical Industry, a manufacturer involved in utilizing waste materials, to reuse the scallop seashells from Sarufutsu Village in Hokkaido, thereby contributing to regional development, waste reduction and plastic reduction.
  • ・The seats will feature special headrest covers using vegan leather developed by an Aomori Prefecture-based venture company appcycle, Inc, which were made from the residue of juice made from apples grown in Aomori Prefecture, and is symbolic of ANA's further commitment to contribute to regional economies.
  • ・ANA will introduce special background music that evokes the richness of nature, in order to serve our passengers in a unique setting for the sustainable flight.
  • Contact:
    ANA Corporate Communications, TEL +81-3-6735-1111, publicrelations@ana.co.jp

About ANA
Founded in 1952 with just two helicopters, All Nippon Airways (ANA) has grown to become the largest airline in Japan. ANA HOLDINGS Inc. (ANA HD), established in 2013, is the largest airline group holding company in Japan including ANA and Peach Aviation, the leading LCC in Japan.

ANA is a launch customer and the largest operator of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, making ANA HD the biggest Dreamliner owner in the world. A member of Star Alliance since 1999, ANA has joint venture agreements with United Airlines, Lufthansa German Airlines, Swiss International Airlines and Austrian Airlines - giving it a truly global presence.

The airline's legacy of superior service has been recognized with SKYTRAX's 5-Star rating every year since 2013, with ANA being the only Japanese airline to win this prestigious designation for 10 consecutive years. ANA has been recognized by Air Transport World as "Airline of the Year" three times (2007, 2013 and 2018); it is one of only a select few airlines to win this prominent award multiple times.

In 2022, ANA received first place in the Global airline and Asia Pacific categories at the CIRIUM On-Time Performance Awards, marking the second consecutive year ANA was recognized as the most on-time airline in the world. ANA is the only company in the aviation industry to receive the Gold Class distinction from the 2022 S&P Global Sustainability Awards and ANA HD has been selected as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index list for the sixth consecutive year and the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index list for the seventh consecutive year.

For more information, please refer to the following link:
https://www.ana.co.jp/group/en/