All Nippon Airways expands long-haul network from Haneda

All Nippon Airways’ Tokyo Narita to Düsseldorf

All Nippon Airways expands long-haul network from Haneda

Düsseldorf Airport welcomed its first ever 787 flight when All Nippon Airways’ inaugural flight from Tokyo Narita arrived on 30 March. Holding the celebratory banner are (from right to left); Mr. Lutz Honerla, DUS Airport, Vice President Marketing and Strategy; Mr. Shigeru Hattori, All Nippon Airways, Vice President & General Manager Germany & Central Europe; Mr. Yutaka Ito, All Nippon Airways, Senior Vice President, EMEA General Manager; Mr. Ulrich Topp, DUS Airport, Director Aviation Marketing; Mrs. Maria Petalidou, All Nippon Airways, Sales & Marketing Manager, Germany, Austria & Eastern Europe; and Mrs. Naheel Wafa Dajany, All Nippon Airways, Deputy Station Manager.

All Nippon Airways expands long-haul network from Haneda

Cutting the celebratory cake on 30 March in Düsseldorf were (left to right); Yutaka Ito, Senior Vice President, EMEA General Manager, ANA; Dirk Elbers, Lord Mayor City of Düsseldorf; Kaoru Shimazaki, General Consul, ANA; and Thomas Schnalke, Managing Director of Düsseldorf Airport.

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  • All Nippon Airways has taken advantage of the additional slots it was awarded at Tokyo Haneda (HND) to launch seven new international routes, all of which will be served daily. Three of the new routes are to Europe, three to Asia and one (Vancouver) in North America. Four of the routes are already served by other carriers. Two of the routes will be served by the airline’s 787-8s with two others (Hanoi and Manila) migrating to that aircraft type during the summer. In addition ANA has also started a daily direct service from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Düsseldorf (DUS).
Launch date From To WF (Aircraft) Distance Competition (WF)
30 March Tokyo Haneda (HND) Hanoi (HAN) 7 (B763) 3,670 km
Jakarta (CGK) 7 (B788) 5,770 km
London (LHR) 7 (B777) 9,610 km JAL (7), British Airways (6)
Manila (MNL) 7 (B763) 2,990 km Philippine Airlines (14)
Munich (MUC) 7 (B788) 9,380 km Lufthansa (7)
Paris (CDG) 7 (B777) 9,730 km Air France (10), JAL (7)
Vancouver (YVR) 7 (B763) 7,580 km
Tokyo Narita (NRT) Düsseldorf (DUS) 7 (B788) 9,360 km
Source: Innovata / Diio Mi

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