ANA Supports Earthquake Relief Efforts in Nepal

TOKYO April 28, 2015 - ANA Group extends its deepest condolences to all those affected by the recent earthquake in Nepal. To support disaster relief efforts, ANA Group is providing free transportation for humanitarian personnel and supplies to assist those in the region. ANA is also raising funds to support the relief effort through its ANA Mileage Club.

Free Transportation for Humanitarian Personnel
ANA Group is providing free transportation for humanitarian personnel dispatched by or in association with emergency aid organizations including Japan Platform1 (JPF), the Japanese Red Cross Society, and public institutions such as Japan’s national and municipal governments2.

Free Transportation of Relief Supplies
ANA Group is also transporting relief supplies for these organizations, including tents, blankets, clothing, medicines, non-perishable food and drinking water3.

Transportation is being provided on ANA Group’s Narita-Delhi service between April 29, 2015 and May 31.

ANA Mileage Club Mile Donation Program
All ANA Mileage Club members will be able to donate their miles to support the relief effort in Nepal. ANA Group will match every mile donated by its members, with funds donated to the JPF and the Japanese Red Cross Society4.

 
Inquiries
Please direct inquiries relating to the transportation of humanitarian personnel and relief supplies to:
  ANA General Administration & CSR Team
  Tel: +81-3-6735-1000 (Representative)
  Business Hours: Daily except weekends and holidays,
                              9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. / 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Japan Standard Time)
 
Notes to Editors
1.  Japan Platform (JPF) is an international emergency humanitarian aid organization formed in partnership with NGOs, the business community, and the Japanese government. By utilizing the strengths of each partner, JPF can provide swift, effective humanitarian aid in response to disasters worldwide. ANA is a longtime supporter of JPF’s activities.
 
2.  Applicable persons: Those dispatched as humanitarian personnel by or via JPF, the Japanese Red Cross Society, and public institutions such as Japan’s national and municipal governments
 
3. Conditions:
   Both the requester (sender) and consignee (receiver) must be non-profit organizations such as the Japanese Red Cross Society, JPF, or public institutions such as Japan’s national and municipal governments.
   Definitive contact information must be provided for both the requester (sender) and consignee (receiver).
   The departure and arrival points must be Narita-Delhi airports
   Customs clearance and ground transportation at both the departure and arrival points must be arranged by the requester.
   The items to be transported are limited to relief supplies such as tents, blankets, clothing, medicines, non-perishable food, and drinking water. Shipments of supplies must not include items which are categorized as dangerous goods or items which are prohibited from being loaded on aircraft.
   As a general rule, the gross weight of one pallet must be one (1) ton or less and be within the following size restrictions: 300 cm x 220 cm x 150 cm.
   Requests must be received by the morning of the day before the desired shipment/boarding date.
   Flights on which supply shipments, including split shipments, are loaded cannot be fixed due to reasons such as the presence of other loaded cargo. In such cases, transportation of the shipment may require more time.
 
4. Details of ANA Mileage Club Mile Donation Program:
   Miles can be donated in units of 3,000 miles (equivalent to 3,000 yen).
   Donation Period: 10:00 a.m. April 30, 2015 (Thursday) to 23:59 a.m. May 31, 2015 (Sunday) (Japan Standard Time)
   How to Donate: ANA Mileage Club members can apply to donate miles (3,000 miles per unit) via ANA Sky Web.
Up to ten units can be made with one donation application. Multiple applications can be submitted to donate additional units.
 

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 113 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 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 in 2015 was awarded five stars for the third consecutive year 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 Supports Earthquake Relief Efforts in Nepal