Jun 3, 2014

New Haneda slots created a glut, JAL chief says

Japan Airlines Co. said the release of new operating slots at Tokyo’s Haneda airport has created a capacity glut likely to persist for another 18 months, weighing on average fares and earnings. “There was a large increase in the supply, and demand has not ...

Mar 31, 2014

ANA Boeing 747 "jumbo jet" makes last flight

A Boeing 747 jet belonging to All Nippon Airways Co. touched down at Haneda airport in Tokyo on Monday afternoon following its final flight — bringing to an end nearly four decades of service as part of the nation’s airlines. The plane arrived from ...

ANA boosts 787 in $16.6 billion Boeing shopping spree

| Mar 28, 2014

ANA boosts 787 in $16.6 billion Boeing shopping spree

ANA Holdings Inc. gave Boeing Co.’s 787 Dreamliner a vote of confidence by ordering 14 more of the jets as part of a $16.6 billion shopping spree a year after regulators grounded the composite aircraft. ANA’s 70-plane purchase Thursday tilted toward Boeing, with the ...

Mar 11, 2014

ANA suspects mileage point scam

All Nippon Airways suspects customer mileage points have been converted without authorization into points for Apple Inc.’s iTunes store, the company has said. The ANA Holdings Inc. unit has suspended its service of allowing customers to exchange mileage points for points usable on Apple’s ...

Boeing woos ANA after JAL chooses Airbus

Feb 12, 2014

Boeing woos ANA after JAL chooses Airbus

Boeing Co. said it’s working “very hard” to secure an order from ANA Holdings Co. after its decadeslong dominance in Japan was challenged last year by a $9.5 billion aircraft deal for Airbus. “There’s a campaign, and we are busy working very hard to ...

ANA offering tour to say goodbye to Boeing 747

Feb 10, 2014

ANA offering tour to say goodbye to Boeing 747

ANA Sales Co., the travel agency arm of All Nippon Airways, started selling on Monday a tour to the United States that will give customers an opportunity to bid farewell to the venerable Boeing 747. With ANA scheduled to retire its entire fleet of ...

Jan 31, 2014

More airlines to serve Myanmar

Japan and Myanmar have agreed to revise a bilateral aviation accord to allow more than one air carrier from each country to offer flights, the Foreign Ministry said. Japanese Ambassador to Myanmar Mikio Numata and Tin Naing Tun, director general of the Department of ...

ANA veteran to revamp safety regime at Asiana

Jan 24, 2014

ANA veteran to revamp safety regime at Asiana

by Yasuji Matsumoto

A former All Nippon Airways pilot has been hired by Asiana Airlines to improve its safety standards after a fatal crash last July at San Francisco International Airport. “I have extensive international experience and will aim to enhance safety management at Asiana on the ...