TOKYO, September 14, 2015 - ANA has pledged to donate 3 million yen to the Japanese Red Cross Society in order to provide support to victims of Typhoon Etau and the accompanying floods which have caused devastation across Eastern Japan. Members of the ANA Mileage Club will also be able to donate their frequent flyer miles in order to support the relief effort, with ANA providing the Red Cross Society with 3,000 yen for every 3,000 miles donated through this scheme.
Osamu Shinobe, CEO of ANA, commented:
“ANA extends its deepest sympathies to all those affected by this disaster. The Japanese Red Cross Society is providing vital relief at this critical time and we hope to help support their endeavors.”
Donating through ANA Mileage Club
ANA Mileage Club members can donate their frequent flyer miles in order to support the relief effort. ANA will donate a monetary amount to the Japanese Red Cross Society’s appeal:
- Donation units: Miles can be donated in units of 3,000 miles (equivalent to 3,000 yen).
- Donation period: 10:00 a.m. September 16, 2015 (Wednesday) - 5:00 p.m. on October 30, 2015 (Friday) (Japan Standard Time).
- Eligible persons: Donations can be made by all ANA Mileage Club Members.
- How to donate: Please make donations via ANA Sky Web (www.ana.co.jp).
Contact: Ryosei Nomura and Maho Ito, ANA Corporate Communications TEL +81-3-6735-1111
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan by revenues and passenger numbers. Founded in 1952, ANA flies today on 73 international routes and 120 domestic routes. The ANA group has 35,000 employees and a fleet of 242 aircraft. In FY2014, it carried 50.4 million passengers and generated revenues of 1.71 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.