· ANA will receive its first Airbus A380 in March.
· Ceremony in Toulouse, France will commemorate the next stage in ANA’s partnership with Airbus.
TOKYO, March 8, 2019 – All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, has announced March 20, 2019, as the delivery ceremony date for the airline’s first of three Airbus A380 aircraft. ANA will mark the plane’s departure from Toulouse and arrival at Narita Airport with ceremonial events.
“The introduction of the Airbus A380 into our lineup is something the entire team at ANA is very excited about,” said Yutaka Ito, Executive Vice President of ANA. “The A380 is one of the most advanced commercial airliners in the world, and we will hold events to mark its departure in Toulouse as well as when it lands at Narita airport.”
The Airbus A380 will enter service on May 24th, flying between Narita and Honolulu. The enhanced space aboard the A380 will allow ANA to provide all passengers with a new and exciting travel experience. Reservations for this route first opened in January.
ANA’s first Airbus A380 sports bold Hawaiian Sky Blue Flying Honu-inspired livery. The second A380 plane will boast Hawaiian Ocean Emerald Green livery and is expected to roll out of the Airbus Paintshop in Hamburg on March 25, 2019.