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All Nippon Airways

All Nippon Airways, commonly known just as ANA, is the largest airline in Japan, though it is not the flag carrier. The airline was founded with a couple of helicopters in 1952. Today it operates aircraft varying in size from the A320 all the way up to the Airbus A380. (Featured image: Hervé Goussé - Master Films via Airbus)

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Photo: Hervé Goussé - Master Films via Airbus
Airline Type:
Full Service Carrier
Year Founded:
Star Alliance
Shinichi Inoue
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latest All Nippon Airways Articles

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Japanese Airlines Cancel Flights As Typhoon Lan Approaches

Numerous flights have been canceled by Japan Airlines (JAL) and All Nippon Airways (ANA).

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ANA 'Brings Luxury To The Ground' With Tokyo Haneda Airport Terminal 2 Transformation

For the first time, Haneda's ANA lounges will offer a food sensory experience.

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Air Japan To Launch Operations With Tokyo Narita-Bangkok Route

This carrier is ANA's new brand for medium-haul international routes.

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ANA Reports 1st Q1 Operating Profit In 4 Years

A boost in international and domestic traffic, but cargo revenues were down.

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This Month In Aviation History: The Hijack Of All Nippon Airways Flight 61

The lives of all onboard were at risk as a PC flight simulator fanatic took over the controls.

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Virgin Australia And All Nippon Airways Expand Partnership

With its new 737 MAX 8 up and running and the Cairns-Tokyo route launched, Virgin Australia has inked an expanded partnership with ANA.

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ANA Will Fly Its Eevee Liveried Boeing 777 To London Next Month

The plane will begin flying from Tokyo Haneda to London Heathrow on August 31st. Flights to New York and San Francisco are also on the horizon.

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ANA’s CEO Says The Impact Of The Pandemic Is Still Being Felt Today

The airline has still managed to stay on a path to recovery with its business decisions.

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ANA Will Introduce 3 Demon Slayer Liveried DHC Dash 8-400s Next Month

The manga-themed turboprops will appear on domestic routes within Japan from July.

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Eevee, I Choose You: ANA Has A New Pokémon Boeing 777 Livery

Yet another Pokémon-themed jet is about to take to the skies of Asia.

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Osaka Kansai vs Itami – Which Airport Is Better For Passengers?

Which of Osaka's airports offers the best passenger experience in terms of location, route network, and amenities?

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All Nippon Airways Set To Resume Boeing 787 Flights To Perth

It is one of six Far East destinations from Perth.

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ANA & WestJet Join IATA's Turbulence Aware Platform

This will allow both airlines to mitigate the impact of turbulence.

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Japan's ANA & JAL Closing In On Significant Aircraft Orders

Both airlines are looking to expand their fleets and replace aging aircraft as travel rebounds in the region.

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El Al & ANA Launch Codeshare Partnership To Connect Israel & Japan

This agreement marks the first step towards a future with mutual benefits for both airlines.

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Maximum Pikachu: ANA Reveals Pokémon Jet At Haneda Airport

The sixth and final Pokémon Air Adventures aircraft is now in service.

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All Nippon Airways Will Launch An NFT Business

All Nippon Airways has entered into the sale of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).

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ANA Group To Launch NFT Business

The move makes the owner of All Nippon Airways the first airline group to venture into the sale of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs).

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History: How ANA Painted Eyes On Its Planes To Reduce Bird Strikes

Japan’s All Nippon Airways significantly minimized bird strikes by painting bogus eyes on jet engines.