16-Jan-2012 9:14 AM

ANA handles 100,000 passengers on 787 since 787 service launch in Nov-2011

All Nippon Airways (ANA) stated (13-Jan-2012) it has transported 100,000 passengers on its Boeing 787 aircraft since operations commenced on 01-Nov-2011. The carrier, the launch customer for the 787, stated load factors on 787 routes to Okayama and Hiroshima have reached approximately 88%, compared to 72.2% for all ANA services operating between Haneda and these two destinations and 67.7% over the same period in the previous corresponding period. The carrier added its inaugural Tokyo Haneda-Frankfurt 787 service is "almost full" and reservations for the rest of Jan-2012 are currently at 78.8%. The carrier also stated that OTP for the 787 is at 96.3% compared to the ANA Group average of 96.5%. [more - original PR