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ANA launches post-earthquake & tsunami special livery

Japan’s All Nippon Airways has launched a modest special livery commemorating the island nation’s efforts to recover from last month’s earthquake and resulting tsunami.The livery carries the phrase “Forward together as one Japan”. In front of Japan is a red dot representing the sun; Japan is referred to as the land of the rising sun. […]

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Why not Japan next, Tiger Airways?

Following today’s announcement that Singapore’s Tiger Airways is joining Thai Airways to form a Bangkok-based subsidiary, the betting is on where the low-cost carrier’s next base would be.The carrier has previously looked at South Korea (where it still does not fly to) and the Philippines, but both plans fell through and it continued with Singapore […]

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Sorry boys, you have to queue somewhere else

After numerous requests from female passengers, All Nippon Airways (ANA) is rolling out women-only lavatories on board its aircraft on all international routes.“We conducted a survey in 2007, and many ladies requested for women-only lavatories,” says an ANA spokeswoman.From March 1, a women-only lavatory will be available at the back of each aircraft. The lavatories […]

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ANA asks passengers to ignore ‘the call of nature’ in the interests of the environment

Airlines are trying hard to improve their environmental credentials but All Nippon Airways’ latest effort might make a few people laugh or maybe not. ANA - supposedly in the interests of the environment and limiting carbon dioxide emissions- is asking passengers to go to the toilet before boarding. The initiative is part of its “e-flight” programme […]

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Boeing working to appease ANA

  Today All Nippon Airways disclosed that it has swapped five 767-300ERs on order for Boeing 787s which means its 787 order increases to 55. It works out well for ANA because the five 767-300ERs it is cancelling orders for were suppose to be interim lift but the downturn in Japan’s aviation market has been worse than […]

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ANA’s 787 in the spotlight

I just received some pics today from All Nippon Airways (ANA) showing a Boeing 787 test aircraft painted in ANA livery. The Star Alliance carrier received these pics courtesy of Boeing which must be working over time to keep ANA and other 787 customers on side. Boeing is due to have the first flight of the […]

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