Jan 29, 2016

ANA plans direct flights to Mexico City from Narita

All Nippon Airways plans to launch direct flights between Tokyo’s Narita International Airport and Mexico City in the second half of fiscal 2016, sources said. ANA will offer seven round-trip flights on the route using the new midsize Boeing 787-8. The airline expects the ...

Jan 18, 2016

ANA to open Narita-Phnom Penh route in September

All Nippon Airways is ready to launch direct services linking Narita International Airport Tokyo and the capital of Cambodia on Sept. 1. ANA hopes that the direct flights to Phnom Penh will attract strong demand mainly from business users as an increasing number of ...

Jan 12, 2016

Cash-rich ANA offered 8.8% stake in Vietnam Air

Vietnam Airlines Corp. will sell an 8.8 percent stake to ANA Holdings Inc., owner of Japan’s biggest airline, for $108 million, the companies announced Tuesday. The deal with the operator of All Nippon Airways will close sometime between March and June, Vietnam Air Chief ...

Jan 4, 2016

ANA may buy Airbus superjumbos for Japan-Hawaii routes

The operator of All Nippon Airways is considering purchasing three A380 superjumbo jet planes from Airbus SAS, according to informed sources. ANA Holdings Inc. would likely use the aircraft on routes connecting Japan and Honolulu, the sources said Monday. It hopes to include the ...

Jan 1, 2016

ANA to buy three Airbus A380 superjumbo jets

ANA Holdings Inc. is planning to buy three A380 superjumbo jets from Airbus S.A.S., becoming the first Japanese airline to introduce the aircraft, sources said Friday. Based on the market price, the three A380 jets will cost ¥150 billion ($1.24 billion). The double-decker aircraft ...

Euglena-based biofuel plant to be built In Yokohama

Dec 2, 2015

Euglena-based biofuel plant to be built In Yokohama

Euglena Co. said Tuesday that it will construct the world’s first plant to produce biojet and biodiesel fuel from euglena, a kind of alga, in Yokohama, in mid-2018. By 2020, the company will start supplying the biojet fuel for cargo aircraft of All Nippon ...

Oct 29, 2015

ANA sees profits soar on high tourist demand

All Nippon Airways said Wednesday that its six-month net profit soared 51 percent on a jump in inbound tourism that boosted its international business. Falling oil prices also helped the carrier’s finances. The airline got a lift from both the expansion of landing slots ...

Oct 26, 2015

ANA, JAL open Haneda-Guangzhou route

All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines have both begun services connecting Tokyo’s Haneda airport and Guangzhou in China. The ANA Holdings Inc. unit and JAL will also increase their flights linking Haneda with Beijing, and launched services between Haneda and Pudong in addition to ...