AirJapan, the new airline brand for medium-haul international routes under ANA Holdings Inc., today announced it will begin service on the Narita-Incheon route.
The launch date for the service between Tokyo Narita International Airport and Incheon International Airport in South Korea is February 22, 2024 and will become the second route for the airline.
“Fly Thoughtful” with AirJapan
“The launch of the Narita-Incheon route is another significant milestone for AirJapan, and it exemplifies our commitment to delivering innovative, thoughtful, and flexible travel experiences,” asserts Hideki Mineguchi, Chief Executive Officer and President of AirJapan.
This bold move reflects not the Group’s commitment to AirJapan’s but also its anticipation of steady demand from both Japanese and international travelers throughout the year.
Under the innovative concept of “Fly Thoughtful,” AirJapan is set to redefine the travel experience.
This unique approach empowers passengers to freely select and customize their services, blending the quality of ANA Group’s full-service carrier (FSC) with the convenience of a low-cost carrier (LCC). This amalgamation promises a travel experience tailored to individual preferences.
A Strategic Hub: Incheon Airport
Incheon International Airport, a key hub for connecting flights, adds a layer of convenience to AirJapan’s service.
Its strategic location ensures a seamless travel experience for passengers, positioning AirJapan as a go-to choice for those seeking efficient and well-connected journeys.
About ANA Holdings
Founded in 1952 with just two helicopters, All Nippon Airways (ANA) has evolved into Japan’s largest airline.
ANA HOLDINGS Inc., established in 2013, stands as the largest airline group holding company in Japan, overseeing 69 companies, including ANA, Peach Aviation, and now the promising newcomer, AirJapan.
ANA’s position as a launch customer and the largest operator of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner cements ANA HD as the world’s premier Dreamliner owner.
A member of Star Alliance since 1999, ANA’s joint venture agreements with major international airlines underscore its global presence and commitment to offering a comprehensive network.
ANA’s Awards and Accolades
ANA’s legacy of superior service has earned it SKYTRAX’s esteemed 5-Star rating every year since 2013, a remarkable feat unmatched by other Japanese airlines.
Furthermore, Air Transport World has recognized ANA as “Airline of the Year” three times (2007, 2013, and 2018), a testament to its unwavering commitment to excellence.
ANA’s COVID-19 Initiatives
In 2021, ANA received the 5-star COVID-19 safety rating from SKYTRAX, acknowledging the airline’s initiatives to provide a safe, clean, and hygienic environment at airports and aboard aircraft. The ANA Care Promise embodies the airline’s dedication to passenger well-being.
ANA’s commitment to sustainability is highlighted by its Gold Class distinction in the 2022 S&P Global Sustainability Awards.
Additionally, ANA HD’s inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index and Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index for multiple consecutive years underscores its dedication to environmental responsibility.
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