Ana 787

ANA’s Perth To Tokyo Narita Flight Now Bookable

Western Australia sure is seeing a lot of growth with long haul flying lately, in particular with Qantas recently launching nonstop flights from Perth to London. Late last year All Nippon Airways announced that they'll launch daily nonstop flights between…

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Philippine Airlines Business Class

All Nippon Airways Buys 9.5% Stake In Philippine Airlines

Last week I wrote about a rumor that All Nippon Airways was interested in acquiring a stake in Philippine Airlines. This has now been confirmed. It has just been announced that All Nippon Airways will buy a 9.5% stake in Philippine Airlines at a cost…

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Filed Under: ANA, Other Airlines
Ana 787

Downgraded On ANA, And I’m Not Sure Why

I'm curious if anyone has any insights on this, because I can't quite figure it out. Ford and I are headed to Japan in May. We booked roundtrip tickets from Chicago to Tokyo Narita in ANA first class using 120,000 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles per…

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Ana A380

ANA A380 Now Bookable (Including First Class Award Seats!)

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the only remaining airline that has the A380 on order but doesn’t yet have a single one of the aircraft in their fleet. ANA will be taking delivery of their first of three Airbus A380s shortly, and the airline has unconventional…

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Filed Under: ANA, Awards
Ana A380

ANA Launching A380 Flights To Honolulu As Of May 24, 2019

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the only remaining airline that has the A380 on order but doesn't yet have a single one of the aircraft in their fleet. ANA only placed the order for the A380 in late 2015, and they really only did so under pressure, as Skymark…

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Ana First Class

My Amazing ANA First Class Award Redemption

I just ticketed ANA first class awards for Ford and me to Japan for next year, and this is easily my best award redemption in quite a while, as I paid just 92,500 Amex points per person, plus taxes and fees. I wanted to share my experience with the booking…

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Filed Under: ANA, Awards
Japan Rail Pass 03

How To Book Cheap Japan Domestic Flights With ANA & JAL

Japan has an excellent national train network which is efficient, extremely punctual and comfortable to use. It can also be extremely expensive. While travelling between major cities like Tokyo and Osaka the train network may be a no-brainer (albeit…

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Filed Under: ANA, Japan Airlines
Ana Lounge Honolulu 1

ANA Is Building A Special A380 Lounge In Honolulu

This is cool. The biggest news for Japanese carrier ANA so far this year has been the details of their three 'Flying Honu' Airbus A380s, which will exclusively fly between Tokyo and Honolulu. All three will feature traditional hard products, but will…

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Ana A380

ANA’s New A380 Cabins & Seatmap Revealed

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the only remaining airline that has the A380 on order but hasn't yet taken delivery of a single one of the planes. ANA only placed the order for the A380 in late 2015, and they really only did so under pressure, as Skymark…

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Etihad A380 Residence – 1

ANA Suspends Mileage Redemptions On Etihad

My first ever award flight on Etihad was booked through ANA Mileage Club. This was back in 2011, when I flew roundtrip from New York to Abu Dhabi in Etihad first class for 140,000 ANA miles. At the time that was one of the only practical ways to redeem…

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Filed Under: ANA, Etihad
Fight Video

Video: Fist Fight Breaks Out On ANA Flight To LAX

Why are people so pathetic? Yesterday's ANA flight #6 from Tokyo Narita to Los Angeles departed over 90 minutes late because a fight broke out between two passengers on the plane. Here's video footage of the fight that broke out: The Twitter user who…

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Filed Under: ANA, Videos
Ana A380 Livery 1

ANA Unveils Special Livery For Their First A380

After several years of no new orders for the A380, Airbus finally got some life back into the program when they ended 2015 with an announcement that All Nippon Airways will be purchasing three A380 aircraft. I suspect ANA was somewhat strong-armed into…

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Ana 787 Business Class 2

How Much Airplane “Networking” Is Too Much?

All Nippon Airways has an article that's a paid advertisement on CNBC entitled "The 3-3-3 Challenge: How a frequent flyer networks from Asia to the U.S." In general ANA's approach to this "article" is smart, as a paid advertisement is much more interesting…

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Filed Under: ANA, Media