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ANA takes delivery of its first A320neo

Tokyo-based airline ANA has taken delivery of its first A320neo becoming the first A320neo operator in Japan.  ANA’s A320neo is configured for 146 passengers in a two-class cabin layout with 8 business class seats and 138 economy class seats. It is powered by Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1100G-JM engines. ANA plans to start scheduled commercial services from Japan to Asian...

Dreamliner’s biggest operator to modify 100 Rolls-Royce engines after shutdowns

ANA, Japan’s largest airline, will modify all 100 Rolls-Royce engines on its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners following three engine failures this year caused by corrosion and cracking of turbine blades. ANA, the world’s largest 787 operator, said all 100 engines on its 50 787s will be fitted with new blades, a process that could take up to three years, reiterating a plan announced o...

Boeing Delivers 50th 787 Dreamliner to ANA

Boeing and ANA (All Nippon Airways) celebrated the delivery of the airline's 50th 787 Dreamliner during a ceremony today at Boeing's Everett Delivery Center. The milestone marks yet another record for ANA as it becomes the world's first airline to operate 50 787 Dreamliners. "The 787 Dreamliner has played a significant role in opening up new routes into new markets, while also...

All Nippon Airways Will Consider Expanding Local Flights Beyond Sydney

Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways will consider expanding to other destinations like Melbourne and Perth in the future after launching its first flights between Tokyo and Sydney since the 1990s on Saturday, says Kenya Inada, ANA general manager Asia and Oceania. "We want to see very good success in the [daily Tokyo] Haneda-Sydney route first, then we will look at other options later...