ANA to launch services to Kuala Lumpur
Increased frequency on Narita=Honolulu route
Further expansion of international network from/to Narita

TOKYO, January 21, 2015 -ANA, Japan’s leading airline, will launch a new daily service from Narita to Kuala Lumpur from September 2015. The new service will allow passengers to make easier connections with flights to and from North America during the evening period at Narita.

Starting from July 2015, ANA will also increase the number of flights on the Narita=Honolulu route.

The expansion of flights from Narita is in line with ANA’s strategy to utilize the airport as the transfer hub for international passengers flying between North America and destinations in Asia. Haneda Airport, meanwhile, will act as the hub for international-domestic transfers.

In addition to the new and expanded route plans released today ANA also announced in December 2014 that a new daily service from Narita to Houston will start from June 2015, while the number of flights on the existing Narita=Singapore and Narita=Bangkok routes will also be increased from June and August 2015 respectively.

ANA will also make changes to timetables and introduce larger aircraft on some routes to North America and Asia in order to satisfy the increased demand for travel; created by economic growth in Asia. By these changes, ANA will be introducing First Class and Premium Economy services on some routes in Southeast Asia.

The details of the flight plan are shown below.
*Flight plans are subject to approval by the relevant authorities. All schedules are subject to change.
1. New routes and increase in the number of flights
Operation of the Narita=Kuala Lumpur service will start from Tuesday, September 1, 2015. Possible connections between North America and Asian cities, via Narita, including this service, can be seen in [Attachment].
The number of flights will increase as shown below.

Summary of ANA’s new and increased services for summer flight schedule is as below.
2. Changes in aircraft / schedule
The increased passenger demand for some North America-Asia services connecting via Narita has required the introduction of larger aircraft. Further, ANA has led the world in introducing the Boeing 787-9. From May 2015, this aircraft will commence operations on the Haneda-Munich route, and from August 2015, on the Haneda-Jakarta route.

ANA has also changed the timetable as below to make it more convenient for both visitors to Japan and passengers making connections to and from North America at Narita.

3. Expanded services on Asian routes
ANA will begin providing First Class on Singapore route, and Premium Economy on Singapore, Bangkok and Jakarta routes, where demand from business users and for connections to and from North America are particularly high. In addition, the quality of business class services will be upgraded on all flights to Singapore, Bangkok and Jakarta, details to be announced later.

4. Cargo network
ANA will expand its air freight network, mainly in the Chinese and Southeast Asian markets, where demand has continued to be strong. In accordance with the planned introduction of ANA's 11th cargo freighter in FY2015, ANA will further expand its freight network. Details will be announced when plans are confirmed.

Contact: Ryosei Nomura and Maho Ito, ANA Public Relations TEL +81-3-6735-1111

About ANA:
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the 13th largest airline in the world by revenues (2013) and the largest airline in Japan by revenues and passenger numbers. Founded in 1952, ANA flies today on 72 international routes and 115 domestic routes with a fleet of about 240 aircraft. ANA Group has 33,000 employees. In 2013, it carried 46 million passengers and generated revenues of 1.6 trillion Japanese yen. ANA has been a core member of Star Alliance since 1999 and has joint-ventures with United Airlines on trans-Pacific and Asia routes and with Lufthansa, Swiss International Airlines and Austrian Airlines on Japan-Europe routes. Its Frequent Flyer Program, ANA Mileage Club, has more than 26 million members. ANA was voted Airline of the Year for 2013 by Air Transport World Magazine, and was awarded five stars in 2013 and 2014 by the world's leading Airline and Airport review site, SKYTRAX. ANA is the launch customer and biggest operator of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

ANA to launch services to Kuala Lumpur