ANA confirms flight schedule for the second half of FY2012

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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.

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.

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.

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