The largest airline in Japan is the All Nippon Airways. It was founded in 1952 and since then has grown in leaps and bounds. Today, the airline operates with a large fleet of 207 aircraft comprising 191 Boeing and 16 Airbus aircraft.
The airline operates from Narita International Airport and Kansai International Airport for international operations. For domestic operations the airline operates from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport), Osaka International Airport, Chūbu Centrair International Airport, and New Chitose Airport.
Finnair utilizes a fleet strength of 74 aircraft comprising 51 Airbus, 12 Embraer and 11 ATR aircraft.
The IATA code for All Nippon Airways is NH
The ICAO code for is ANA. The Callsign for All Nippon Airways is ALLNIPPON.
All Nippon Airways Destinations
All Nippon Airways flies 110 domestic routes and flies to 80 international destinations with over 1,000 daily departures. The airline flies to cities in Western Europe, the U.S., Southeast Asia, China and Korea. The key focus for domestic routes is the coverage throughout Japan. On international flights All Nippon Airways concentrates on business customers rather than leisure customers.
Accolades for All Nippon Airways
All Nippon Airways has won several awards which include Airline of the Year for 2013, Five Stars for 2013, 2014 and 2015, World’s Best Airport Services and Best Airline Staff in Asia for 2015. It has the honor of being the launch customer for Boeing 787 Dreamliner and also its largest operator.
All Nippon Airways Star Alliance Membership
All Nippon Airways is a member of the Star Alliance since 1999 when it joined the alliance. Its alliance helps to reach out to more than 1334 airports in 192 countries besides its own routes.
All Nippon Airways Codeshare Agreements
All Nippon Airways has entered into codeshare agreements with 36 worldwide airlines. These include Air Canada, Air China, Etihad Airways, Jet Airways, Lufthansa, South African Airways and United Airlines.
Finnair Plus partners also offer points for any products or services purchased from them. Points can be redeemed for various products and services offered by Finnair and its partners.
All Nippon Airways Joint Ventures
All Nippon Airways has several joint ventures with other airlines. They include a joint venture with Lufthansa, Swiss International Airlines and Austrian Airlines on Japan-Europe routes, and with United Airlines on Asia and Trans-Pacific routes.
All Nippon Airways Frequent Flyer Program
All Nippon Airways runs a frequent flyer program under the ANA Mileage Club banner. It has a substantially large membership of 29 million flyers. Members earn rewards from flying All Nippon Airways and its partners both in airlines industry and non-airlines industries. The rewards earned can be redeemed for flights and purchasing products and services across its partner establishments. The program allows Family Account Service where a family’s rewards can be combined to enjoy benefits.
All Nippon Airways Cabin Classes
All Nippon Airways offers different cabin classes of travel – First Class, Business Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class. The First Class cabin service is a well designed private space in a square format with all the attendant facilities and amenities. The Business Class offers a unique fully flat staggered seat which has direct access to the aisle. The Premium Economy Class cabin seat is a large 38-inch pitch with leg rest and footrest and a large monitor for viewing pleasure. The Economy Class seat is comfortable and provided with a touch panel seat TV.