ANA Group selects A380

ANA Group selects A380

"Hello ANA Group!" The A380 will join the fleet of jets Japanese airline.

ANA Holdings signed a purchase agreement with Airbus covering the firm order for three A380s. With this milestone, the ANA Group has joined the customer base for the largest aircraft in the world passengers and will become the first Japanese airline to operate the type.

ANA Group selected the Rolls-Royce Trent 900 for its new A380 fleet and deliveries are forecasted for 2019.

The acquisition will allow the ANA Group meet the growing demand for traffic and for the country, and provides a solution to capacity constraints.

The A380 is an ideal answer to generate sustainable growth from busy airports - including Haneda and Narita of Japan - as the country is expected to reach 30 million foreign travelers by 2020.

"We are extremely proud to receive the ANA Group as a new customer for the A380," said Fabrice Brégier, CEO and President of Airbus. "As one of the most prestigious airlines in the world, the ANA Group will be able to benefit from the proven operating economics of the A380 and unmatched passenger appeal. We are confident that the A380 will play a major role in the success of the new business strategy . The ANA A380 will help the ANA Group to overcome the capacity constraints at busy airports in Tokyo, carrying more passengers, more efficiently and with greater comfort way - all at a lower cost. "

New order ANA Holdings follows a recent order placed in 2014 and 2015 for 37 A320 Family of single-aisle that were commissioned for the first time in 1987 and later expanded with orders for both A320ceo (current option motor) and A320neo (new option) engine series.

Designed for the challenges of 21st century aviation industry, the original A380 size enables airlines to maximize their revenue potential through an optimized cabin - increasing its contribution to profit by up to 65 percent per flight compared to its nearest competitor. His experience unbeatable passenger leads to higher load factors and more revenue for higher profitability. The A380 carries 544 passengers in a comfortable four typical class configuration on routes up to 8,200nm / 15,200 km. Tokyo this allows the non-stop service to the US, as well as to destinations throughout Europe.

Including ANA Holdings' order, Airbus has received a total of 319 firm orders for the A380 from 19 airlines worldwide, including 180 A380s have been delivered to airlines of class 13 in the world. Currently, A380 is operated at over 100 routes to 50 destinations. Every three minutes take off or land an A380 around the world.


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