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 ...

Jan 3, 2014

ANA banking on benefits from expansion at Haneda

All Nippon Airways is pinning high hopes on its increased daytime slots for international flights at Tokyo’s Haneda airport, Shinichiro Ito, president of ANA Holdings Inc., said recently. The major carrier “had long hoped” to expand its international services to and from Haneda, Ito ...

Dec 2, 2013

Airlines urged to defy China's ADIZ

by Mizuho Aoki

The government repeats that it will continue to urge Japan's airlines not to comply with the rules laid down in China's recently, unilaterally declared air defense identification zone over the East China Sea.

ANA, JAL, Peach now disregard China ADIZ

Nov 27, 2013

ANA, JAL, Peach now disregard China ADIZ

ANA Holdings Inc. and Japan Airlines Co., the nation’s largest carriers, flew through China’s newly declared air defense identification zone without notifying the country after Japan asked airlines to stop giving flight information to China. ANA’s flight from Tokyo touched down in Taipei at ...

Japan's airlines to obey contentious China ADIZ rules

Nov 26, 2013

Japan's airlines to obey contentious China ADIZ rules

Japanese airlines said Tuesday they will follow rules set by China when it declared an air defense identification zone over the East China Sea, even as Tokyo said they should ignore them since the ADIZ covers Japan-controlled territory and overlaps Japan’s zone. All Nippon ...

Nov 25, 2013

ANA, JAL begin to submit flight plans for China defense zone

All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines have begun to submit flight plans to China for their aircraft to pass the country’s newly set air defense identification zone over the East China Sea, informed sources said Monday. Although the Japanese government does not recognize the ...