ANA To Increase Flights To China In 2010

According to reports in the Japan's Asahi Shimbun, All Nippon Airways has recently published its annual development plan for 2010, in which the company states that it has decided to increase the number of flights it operates to China.

The report states that ANA is applying to buy the routes to China that Japan Airlines Corporation had canceled following JAL's filing for bankruptcy protection, in January 2010. ANA believes that these routes could be profitable if they are operated effectively.

ANA will increase the number of flights it operates between Narita International Airport and Hangzhou in China, from the current four a week to seven each week by the end of March 2010. ANA has not announced which aircraft types will be used for the additional flight, however it is understood that they will be type with a large passenger capacity.