TURNING POINT195220-Sep-22

[ANA archives] A big dream born from two helicopters

After the end of World War II, the Allied Powers' GHQ order had banned the operation of aircraft by Japanese private companies. The restriction was lifted in 1950. Just two years later in 1952, Japan's first purely commercial airline, Japan Helicopter Transport Co., Ltd. was established, which later became ANA. With only two helicopters, it was a challenge at that time to build a privatized carrier from scratch among many government-led airline companies around the world.

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