ANA to launch Tokyo Haneda-Istanbul route, shifts three US routes from Narita to Haneda

The carrier is raising its long-haul international profile at Haneda.

Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) will be boosting long-haul international flying from Tokyo Haneda Airport this spring and summer, including starting a new Tokyo-Istanbul service on July 6.

Haneda-Delhi flights will start March 29. Both the Istanbul and Delhi routes will be operated daily with Boeing 787-8 aircraft. The Haneda-Delhi flights replace Tokyo Narita-Delhi flights, which will be dropped.

The carrier is also starting daily service between Haneda and Washington Dulles and between Haneda and Houston Intercontinental from March 29 using 777-300ERs. On March 29 it will also commence daily Haneda-Seattle flights using a 787-8. All three US routes are replacements for flights to the cities from Narita that will be dropped.

Daily flights between Haneda and Moscow will start July 1 using a 767-300ER.

Daily Haneda-Qingdao, Haneda-Shenzhen and Haneda-Ho Chi Minh City flights will start March 29 using 787-8s.

ANA will also start daily Tokyo-Narita-Hanoi flights starting March 29 using a 787-8; this will replace a Haneda-Hanoi route.