Third Daily Flight on the Tokyo - Los Angeles Route Announced by ANA
Strong passenger demand prompts ANA to open its third direct flight from Tokyo to Los Angeles bringing the total of daily flights to three; two from Narita Airport and one from Haneda Airport
TOKYO - June 28, 2017 - ANA, Japan's only 5-Star airline, has decided to increase the number of flights on the route between Tokyo (Narita) and Los Angeles, from Sunday, October 29, 2017.
Currently, ANA operates one flight per day between Tokyo (Haneda) and Los Angeles, and one flight per day between Tokyo (Narita) and Los Angeles. This flight schedule enables ANA to take advantage of the respective characteristics of each airport in accordance with the dual hub model for the Tokyo Metropolitan Area, expanding the respective networks served by Haneda Airport, which principally functions as a transit hub linking international and domestic flights, and Narita Airport, which functions as an international transit hub, linking passengers on flights between the Asian countries and North America via Japan.
From Sunday, October 29, 2017, the number of daily flights between Tokyo (Narita) and Los Angeles will increase to two, responding to the strong demand for travel between the U.S. and Japan as well as between the U.S. and Asian countries. This route has seen constant growth in number of passengers. As a result, ANA will be offering in total three flights between Tokyo and Los Angeles, providing additional connectivity, and enhancing Narita Airport's competitive strength as a transit hub between the Asian countries and North America.
The operational schedule is shown in detail below. Please note that reservations and ticket sales for the additional flights will begin on July 3, 2017.
ANA is committed to actively expanding its international network, further improving convenience for its customers, and contributing to the stronger international competitiveness of Japan in the fields of business and tourism. We look forward to welcoming you on board our new flights, offering you increasingly convenient services.
*Please note that the schedule below is subject to approval by the relevant authorities. Therefore, changes are possible.
Detailed operating schedule
From Sunday, October 29, 2017, flights between Tokyo (Narita) and Los Angeles will become more frequent, as per the details below.
Contact: Wataru Yoshioka and Naheel Dajany, ANA Corporate Communications TEL +81-3-6735-1111
ANA is the largest airline in Japan by revenues and passenger numbers. Founded in 1952, ANA flies today on 87 international routes and 117 domestic routes. The ANA group has 35,000 employees and a fleet of about 250 aircrafts. In FY2016, it carried 52.1 million passengers and generated revenues of 1.77 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 2017 was awarded five stars for the fifth 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.