ANA (All Nippon Airways)
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|Airline Name||ANA (All Nippon Airways)||Major Routes||Major airports in Japan to/from Taiwan Taoyuan International, Gimpo International Airport, Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport, Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport.|
|Official Site||https://www.ana.co.jp/asw/index.jsp?type=de||Check-In Counter||
|Year Established||1952||Main Destinations||New York, Los Angeles, Honolulu, London, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Athens, Rome, Helsinki, Moscow, Budapest, Stockholm, Dubai, Sao Paulo, Phnom Penh, Vancouver, Beijing, Tianjin, Seoul, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney.|
|Frequent Flyer Program||ANA Mileage Club|
ANA is a Japan-based airline that provides services to over 80 destinations worldwide. All Nippon Airways was founded in 1952 and is now Japan’s largest airline. ANA offers flights from numerous Asian and North American locations to Japan, as well as vacation packages and loyalty programs.
For eight consecutive years, ANA has been recognized as a five-star airline for its services and amenities.
ANA requires checked baggage to be under 23kg/50lbs for Economy and Premium Economy Class passengers and 32kg/70lbs for Business Class and First Class for most global routes. Passengers can check in two bags for Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class and three bags for First Class.
The total dimensions (length + width + height) of any baggage item should be under 158 cm.
ANA allows for one carry-on item and extra personal item (laptop, handbag) to a total weight of 10kg/22lbs for all classes.
ANA's carry-on dimension limits are 115cm in total size (width + height + depth added together.)
ANA is quite comfortable in every class and unsurprisingly their First Class cabin is a whole other level above. Seats are slightly more spacious than Business Class seats and both in-flight food and drinks menus are much more luxurious. You can book First Class with ANA for most international routes, most shorter flights within Asia only have Business Class seats available however.
Business class offers similar amenities as first class, with meals and extra space. Business Class seats also offer privacy and comfortable seats that recline into a flat bed.
ANA also has a Premium Economy Class for those who want to pay a little extra for more space and additional flexibility. Reviews of ANA's Premium Economy usually agree that it's worth the extra price, seats are much more comfier, wider and with some extra additions on most of their flights such as leg rests and reading lights.
Economy class offers standard entertainment and seat space. Wi-Fi can be purchased for an additional fee. Inflight meals are also provided, but there are less options than the other seat classes.
The All Nippon Airways website features a section where all air ticket holders can view the status of a flight. You can select a domestic or international option and search by either typing in the flight number or by selecting the arrival/departure regions, as well as the time. All Nippon Airways will notify you of any delays or cancellations to your flight.
All Nippon Airways has a mileage program, which frequent travelers can earn points that can be redeemed in the form of a free air ticket. In order to log these miles, travelers must sign up for the All Nippon Airways Mileage Club on the website. These miles can be redeemed to partially pay for a ticket or for 100% of an air ticket fare.
Check-in for ANA is normally done at the airport through automated kiosks. Baggage check-in is completed at the airline counters after checking in via the kiosks. If an air ticket holder is flying business or first class, they are given a special lane to check-in to speed up the process. First and business class passengers also have access to the ANA lounge.