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ANA to Resume A380 Service Between Tokyo Narita and Honolulu From July 1st, 2022
ANA will resume Airbus A380 ‘FLYING HONU’ service between Tokyo Narita and Honolulu, Hawaii starting July 1st, 2022. The carrier will also increase frequencies between Tokyo Haneda and Honolulu from May 28th, due to increasing demand.
On Tuesday (May 10, 2022), ANA announced that they will resume Airbus A380 ‘FLYING HONU’ service between Tokyo Narita and Honolulu starting July 1st, with two weekly roundtrips. Additionally, starting May 28th the carrier will increase frequencies between Tokyo Haneda and Honolulu from three to four weekly return flights, increasing to five flights weekly from July 1st. Combined, ANA will offer daily service between Tokyo and Honolulu for the summer travel season.
ANA’s FLYING HONU fleet includes three Airbus A380s, the first of which entered service in 2019, each with a distinctive livery. The blue aircraft represents the Hawaiian sky, the emerald green represents the clear Hawaiian ocean, while the orange FLYING HONU represents the Hawaiian sunset.
ANA's Summer 2022 Schedule Between Tokyo and Honolulu - Courtesy ANA
Founded in 1952, ANA has grown to become the largest airline in Japan. The carrier has been a Star Alliance partner since 1999 and currently has joint partnerships with United Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines. The ANA Group also owns Japanese low-cost carrier (LCC) Peach Aviation Limited. ANA has approximately 43,000 employees and operates a fleet of 260 aircraft. Additionally, the carrier was the launch customer and is the largest operator of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Family aircraft, and is the only Airbus A380 operator in Japan.
Source: All Nippon Airways