Ana First Class – 1

Review: ANA First Class 777 Tokyo To Chicago

It's time to finish up this Japan trip report, because I'm doing an insane amount of flying this week that I want to start writing about. I'm going to do something very different for this trip report installment -- I'm going to make it very brief. I…

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Ana First Class Lounge Tokyo Narita – 17

Review: ANA First Class Lounge Tokyo Narita Airport

We took the Narita Express to the airport, and arrived at Terminal 1 at around 2PM. We already had our online boarding passes so were going to just head straight for security, though while walking there we found the "ANA Suite Check-In," and decided…

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Ana Business Class 737 – 5

Review: ANA Premium Class 737 Tokyo To Nagoya

When we pulled up to the remote stand we proceeded up the stairs to the forward left door of the aircraft. ANA's 737-800s have an odd configuration. There are a total of eight business class seats, spread across four rows in a 2-2 configuration. While…

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Ana Business Class 737 – 22

ANA & JAL Launching Vladivostok Flights

Apparently airlines copying one another isn't limited to US airlines making negative frequent flyer program changes. ;) Today both All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines have announced that they plan to launch nonstop flights between Tokyo Narita and…

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Ana Arrivals Lounge Narita – 8

Review: ANA Arrivals Lounge Tokyo Narita Airport

Our flight from Chicago arrived at 2:10PM, and our connecting flight to Nagoya was at 5:05PM, so we had just under three hours. Immigration was super efficient. I find that Narita has really inconsistent wait times, though we were the only flight arriving…

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Ana First Class 777 – 59

Review: ANA First Class 777-300ER Chicago To Tokyo

We arrived at O'Hare Airport at around 9AM for our 11:20AM flight to Tokyo Narita. We had already checked in online, so we headed straight through security and to the United Polaris Lounge, which ANA uses for their first and business class passengers…

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Tokyo

Introduction: Falling In Love With Japan

Welcome to my next trip report, covering travel in ANA first class to Japan using an incredible mileage deal, as well as stays at several hotels that I've been wanting to stay at for a while. Ford had never been to Japan before (other than connecting…

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Ana New 777 First Suite

Spectacular: ANA’s New 777 First & Business Class

Wow, this came out of left field! ANA recently launched service with the A380, of which they have a total of three on order, and which they plan to fly exclusively between Hawaii and Japan. However, the airline has just revealed that they're refreshing…

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Ana Premium Class 737 – 5

ANA’s Unique Domestic 737 Premium Class

After flying from Chicago to Tokyo Narita in ANA first class, we had a connecting flight to Nagoya. While usually the best way to travel between Tokyo and Nagoya is by train, given that we were already at Narita, flying seemed like the better option.…

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All Nippon Airways First Class – 9

All Nippon Airways First Class: Excellent, With A Catch

Hello from Tokyo! Ford and I just took the 13 hour All Nippon Airways flight from Chicago to Tokyo Narita, and we're very excited to be spending a bit of time in Japan. We booked our tickets using Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles, as tickets cost just…

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Ana Safety Video 1

It’s Turtle Time: ANA’s New A380 Safety Video

ANA just began service with their Airbus A380. The airline has three of these planes on order, and they'll use these exclusively to fly between Tokyo and Honolulu. What's really cool is how ANA has themed these A380. Rather than just making them blend…

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Ana Flight Attendant

ANA’s Creative Solution For A380 Crew Communication

All Nippon Airways recently became the last airline in the world to take delivery of their first A380. The airline has three of these planes on order, and plans to use them exclusively to fly between Tokyo and Hawaii, which sure is an unconventional…

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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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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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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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