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An ANA 787 Dreamliner taxis at Sydney Airport (Photo: Hisham Qadri)

ANA Announces Launch Date for Service to Mexico City

Last week, All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s leading airline, announced the launch of direct flights from Tokyo-Narita (NRT) to Mexico City (MEX) beginning February 15, 2017. The airline will be the only airline to serve these two destinations with daily flights. Aeromexico currently offers direct flights between the two cities, though not on a daily basis. Mexico City will become ANA’s 42nd international destination. The airline has been preparing for the launch of this route ever since the opening of…

All Nippon Airways Undergoes 787 Dreamliner Woes

All Nippon Airways (ANA) who is currently the largest operator of the 787 and also Boeing’s launch customer for the airframe is struggling with engine troubles, yet again. On Thursday, ANA reported that it was cancelling nine flights because of an engine blade corrosion problem. The United States' Federal Aviation…

Your #AvBriefing for July 7, 2016

After a day at the office dreaming of soaring through the air, or a day up above the clouds dreaming of spending time with your loved ones back on the ground, we've gathered the perfect evening cool-down for you. From airlines starting flights to Cuba to a 17-year-old landing on…

ANA Accomplishes 100,000 787 Flights

On January 11, 2016, All Nippon Airways became the first airline to complete 100,000 flights in the Boeing  787 Dreamliner. Upon arrival at Sea-Tac International Airport, the milestone flight was celebrated with a special gate ceremony. "The 787 Dreamliner has played an important role especially in forming the backbone of our…