search.noResults

search.searching

note.createNoteMessage

search.noResults

search.searching

orderForm.title

orderForm.productCode
orderForm.description
orderForm.quantity
orderForm.itemPrice
orderForm.price
orderForm.totalPrice
orderForm.deliveryDetails.billingAddress
orderForm.deliveryDetails.deliveryAddress
orderForm.noItems
ANA AIRLINES


freight handled by 2020. Currently, ANA Holdings’ cargo operation moves about 1.3 million tons of goods per year.


Core business If anything, ANA Holdings’ LCC subsidiary, Vanilla Air, has a bigger role to play in boosting the bottom line. In Japan, LCC penetration is still low


Kansai International Airport Even so, it is likely that ANA will


continue to perform strongly within the national boundary. In FY2015, ANA carried some 1.3 million inbound travellers on its domestic flights, a 29% increase on the previous year.


Meanwhile, the aim for the ANA Holdings cargo business is to develop a logistic service that covers all Asia. The main cargo hub is at Okinawa, the southerly location being far closer to many of the most important Asian cargo destinations – such as Shanghai and Hong Kong – than Tokyo. This provides easier access to important and growing economies, especially in the south-east of the region, and will give ANA a fighting chance of achieving its goal of profitability in the air freighter business by 2017 and a global top-five spot in terms of


ANA Holdings in numbers


• The group flies more than 50 million passengers every year: 43 million domestic and 7 million international


• It covers 90 destinations, 49 domestic and 41 international, using more than 250 aircraft


• It employs 35,000 members of staff • The group generates close to $16 billion in annual revenue


• It was the first operator of the Boeing 787 in the world and will be the first to fly the Mitsubishi Regional Jet


• The proportion of modern, fuel- efficient aircraft in its fleet will increase from approximately 60% at present to approximately 75% by March 31, 2020.


compared with other mature markets, hovering around 10% according to most reports. “Vanilla Air as a Japanese LCC is creating new travel demand in the market,” says Nagamine. “It has room for growth and ANA Holdings aims to grow Vanilla Air into the number one LCC brand in the Tokyo Metropolitan area as one of its core businesses.” The leisure market for flights out of Japan to new resort destinations will be crucial to Vanilla Air’s success as will capturing further demand for inbound travel with new routes serving mainland China. Some reports suggest that the Airbus A321neo might be on the Vanilla Air wish list, which would be a significant step as it would bring such major south-east Asian cities as Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore within reach of a Tokyo narrowbody operation. The Boeing 737 Max will also offer this capability and these new aircraft could radically alter the Asia-Pacific LCC landscape. At the other end of the aircraft scale, ANA Holdings has announced that ANA will operate three Airbus A380s on the Honolulu route from Tokyo. “Under the current mid-term plan for 2016 through 2020, one of our growth strategies for w


routesonline.com ROUTES NEWS 2017 ISSUE 1 17

Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56  |  Page 57  |  Page 58  |  Page 59  |  Page 60  |  Page 61  |  Page 62  |  Page 63  |  Page 64  |  Page 65  |  Page 66  |  Page 67  |  Page 68  |  Page 69  |  Page 70  |  Page 71  |  Page 72  |  Page 73  |  Page 74  |  Page 75  |  Page 76