Articles Tagged ‘ANA’

Sapporo Chitose breaks through 16 million passenger barrier in 2012; ANA scoops #1 airline

Sapporo Chitose breaks through 16 million passenger barrier in 2012; ANA scoops #1 airline

Growth seems to be returning to Sapporo Chitose Airport again, with anna.aero 2013 estimates of close to 18 million annual passengers anticipated at the airport serving the fourth largest city in Japan. Sounds like a reason to celebrate with a local beer!

ANA launches flights from Sapporo to Akita; reconnects Tokyo Haneda and Ishigaki

ANA launches flights from Sapporo to Akita; reconnects Tokyo Haneda and Ishigaki

All Nippon Airlines returns on the route from Tokyo Haneda to Ishigaki; adds services from Sapporo Chitose to Akita.

Japanese domestic air travel market growing again thanks to emergence of AirAsia Japan, Jetstar Japan and Peach

Japanese domestic air travel market growing again thanks to emergence of AirAsia Japan, Jetstar Japan and Peach

Japan’s two biggest carriers, ANA and Japan Airlines, reported a combined growth of almost 6% in their domestic traffic in 2012. But compared with 2010 demand is still down 7%. However, the new breed of local LCCs has resulted in domestic capacity being almost 8% up in April.


ANA launches new Dreamliner service from Tokyo to San José

ANA launches new Dreamliner service from Tokyo to San José

ANA launches five-weekly frequencies from Tokyo Narita to San Jose

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Most of the eight airlines operating the Boeing 787 are keeping them close to base while they build-up familiarity with the new airframe. At 5,245 kilometres, Qatar Airways’ Doha to London 787 route which touched down for the first time on 14 December, is only using around one-third of the aircraft’s 15,000 kilometre range capability.

ANA launches first commercial service in almost five decades to Iwakuni

ANA launches first commercial service in almost five decades to Iwakuni

ANA commences commercial flights from Tokyo Narita to Iwakuni in Yamaguchi.


ANA All Nippon Airways serves Delhi in India again from Tokyo Narita Airport

ANA All Nippon Airways serves Delhi in India again from Tokyo Narita Airport

ANA All Nippon Airways has relaunched the route from Tokyo Narita Airport to Delhi Airport in India.

Peach, AirAsia Japan and Jetstar Japan already have 3.6% of Japan’s domestic capacity

Peach, AirAsia Japan and Jetstar Japan already have 3.6% of Japan’s domestic capacity

Japan’s domestic market is being shaken up gradually by the growth of three locally-based LCCs supported by ANA and JAL. But which of the three has grabbed the biggest share of the domestic market to date, and which other Japanese carriers have added capacity this winter compared with last year?

ANA All Nippon Airways again flies to Rangoon in Burma

ANA All Nippon Airways again flies to Rangoon in Burma

ANA All Nippon Airways returns to Myanmar, launching flights to Yangon from Tokyo Narita Airport.


EVA Air launches route to Rangoon in Burma from Taipei Taoyuan Airport

EVA Air launches route to Rangoon in Burma from Taipei Taoyuan Airport

EVA Air now competes with China Airlines on the route between Taiwan’s capital and Yangon in Myanmar.

ANA joins Delta and United on Tokyo - Seattle route

ANA joins Delta and United on Tokyo – Seattle route

ANA All Nippon Airways becomes third airline to link Tokyo Narita and Seattle with daily flights.

ANA and JAL still losing domestic passengers; three new local LCCs promise to stimulate demand

ANA and JAL still losing domestic passengers; three new local LCCs promise to stimulate demand

It has been a year since we last looked closely at the Japanese market. How is domestic traffic faring compared with the pre-earthquake/tsunami demand levels, and what are load factors like so far this year for ANA and JAL. What share of the domestic market do ANA and JAL currently have, and why is that […]