REG - All Nippon Airways - ANA confirms flight schedule for 2nd half of 2012

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ANA confirms flight schedule for the second half of FY2012

New route between Narita and San Jose will launch with Boeing 787 from January 11th, 2013

Boeing 787 will begin flying Narita - Seattle from October 1 and Haneda - Beijing from October 28, 2012

 

TOKYO August 21, 2012 - ANA Group, Japan's largest airline group, today confirms its flight schedule for the second half of fiscal year 2012. The schedule reflects ANA's focus on strengthening its business model to capture demand for long-haul international flights and transit passengers in order to maximize its position as a network carrier. ANA plans to introduce the Boeing 787 on a wider range of international and domestic routes to improve competitiveness, while also aiming to optimize aircraft usage in accordance with supply and demand to achieve maximum efficiencies.

 

Details are as follows. Schedules are subject to approval of the government authorities. Schedules may also be subject to change.

 

International Routes

In order to improve services between North America and the Asian continent using Narita Airport as a hub, ANA will be expanding its network during the second half of FY2012, with the introduction of new routes between Narita and the destinations of Yangon, New Delhi and San Jose in addition to more frequent flights between Narita and New York. ANA will also be making changes to flights from Japan to China and other destinations on the Asian continent through route optimization and aircraft type changes appropriate for the business environment on those routes.

 

New routes and increased frequency

Route

From

Current service

New

NaritaYangon

October 15, 2012

-

B737-700ER

3 / week

NaritaDelhi

October 28, 2012

-

B767-300ER

7 / week

NaritaNew York

October 28, 2012

7 / week

B777-300ER

14 / week

NaritaSan Jose

January 11, 2013

-

B787-8

5 / week

 

NaritaSan Jose timetable

Route

NaritaSan Jose

Start of service

January 11, 2013 (Fri)

Schedule

(local time)

NH1076 Narita 17:35   San Jose 10:10

NH1075 San Jose 11:45   Narita 16:10 (Next day)

* 5 flights / week (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun)

(Between March 10 and March 30, flights will arrive in San Jose one hour later)

Aircraft

Boeing 7878 (Business Class 46 seats, Economy Class 112 seats)

 

 

Suspension of service / reduction of flights

Route

From

Current service

New

Remarks

Chubu(Nagoya)Shanghai

October 28, 2012

7 / week

*1

NaritaChengdu

October 28, 2012

7 / week

4 / week

*2

*1 Flight suspended during winter timetable (October 28, 2012-March 30, 2013)

 *2 Reduced flights during winter timetable (October 28, 2012-March 30, 2013)

 

Change in aircraft type

Route

From

Current service

New

Remarks

NaritaSeattle

October 1, 2012

B777-300ER

B787-8


NaritaTaipei

October 28, 2012

B767-300ER

B777-200ER

Increased aircraft size

HanedaBeijing

October 28, 2012

B777-200ER

B787-8

*3

NaritaHangzhou

November 1, 2012

A320

B737-700


  *3  Aircraft fitted out for short-haul / mid-haul international routes (222 seats)

  

Domestic routes

ANA is strengthening its already extensive domestic route network with the opening of a new route between Haneda and Iwakuni and an increasing number of flights to Ishigaki to take advantage of the opening of New Ishigaki Airport. ANA will continue to optimize available routes and markets by carefully watching passenger demand trends.

 

New routes, resumed routes and increased frequency

Route

From

Current service

New

Remarks

Haneda=Iwakuni

December 13, 2012

4 / day

New route

Haneda=Sapporo

October 28, 2012

 - January 31, 2013

17 / day

18 / day

Temporary increased frequency

Haneda=Yonago

October 1

  - December 12, 2012

5 / day

6 / day

Temporary increased frequency

Itami(Osaka)=Kumamoto

October 28, 2012

5 / day

6 / day


Kansai(Osaka)=Ishigaki

October 28, 2012

-

1 / day

Resumed route*4

Chubu(Nagoya)=Okinawa

October 28, 2012

- January 7, 2013

4 / day

5 / day

Temporary increased frequency

Chubu(Nagoya)=Ishigaki

January 8, 2013

-

1 / day

Resumed route

Sapporo=Okinawa

October 28, 2012-

- March 30, 2013

-

1 / day

Temporary Resumed route

Sapporo=Monbetsu

October 28, 2012-

- January 31, 2013

-

1 / day

Resumed route

Miyako=Ishigaki

October 28, 2012

-

1 / day

Resumed route

Hiroshima=Sapporo

December 13, 2012

-

1 / day

Resumed route

   *4 A seasonal flight will also operate between June 1 and September 30, 2012

 

Suspension of service / reduction of flights

Route

Period

Current service

After change

Remarks

Haneda=Hakodate

December 13, 2012

3 / day

2 / day


Haneda=Kobe

December 13, 2012

3 / day

2 / day


Haneda=Hiroshima

December 13, 2012

9 / day

8 / day


Haneda=Monbetsu

October 28, 2012

- January 31, 2013

1 / day

-

*5

Itami=Fukuoka

October 28, 2012

10 / day

9 / day


Chubu(Nagoya)=Sapporo

October 28, 2012

8 / day

7 / day


Hiroshima=Okinawa

December 13, 2012

2 / day

1 / day


Okinawa=Ishigaki

January 8, 2013

10 / day

9 / day


   *5 The route will resume from February 1, 2013

  

Cargo flights

We will be increasing the frequency of flights on the route below in order to further increase the aircraft utilization ratio, making maximum use of available aircraft during daytime hours.

 

Route

From

Current service

New

Remarks

Narita / KansaiBangkok

October 28, 2012

3 / week

5 / week


 

 

Contact: Ryosei Nomura and Megumi Tezuka, ANA Public Relations TEL +81-(0)3-6735-1111

 

About ANA Group
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the ninth largest airline in the world by revenues and the largest in Japan by passenger numbers. Founded in 1952, it flies today to 76domestic and international cities in a fleet of 231aircraft serving a network of 174 routes. ANA has 33,000 employees and operates about 1,000 flights a day. In 2011, it carried 43 million passengers and generated revenues of $17.1bn. ANA has been a core member of Star Alliance since 1999 and launched a joint-venture with United Airlines on trans-Pacific and Asia routes in April 2011; ANA launched a joint-venture with Lufthansa on Japan-Europe routes in October 2011. ANA has more than 23 million members belong to its Frequent Flyer Program (ANA Mileage Club). ANA is the launch customer for the world's newest and most advanced passenger aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

 

 


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