ANA Unveils FY 2008 Operational Plan

ANA on 23JAN08 unveils its FY2008 operational plan which takes effect from 01APR08 to 31MAR09.

FY2008 will be the 1st year of revised interim business plan for FY2008 to 2011, which the airline continues to pursue the goal of “Asia’s Number 1”, and creating operational value. By FY2010, it’ll be focusing on re-expansion of the Capital (Tokyo) region.

International Summary
With the “re-expansion” by 2010 in the capital region as foundation, the airline is gearing towards a “network carrier” business model.

*”Asian Gateway Proposal”
Part of the promotion by Japanese Government to develope Japan as Asian gateway, ANA will launch Daily Tokyo Haneda – Hong Kong from 01APR08. During the Beijing Olympics in August, it is planning to launch Tokyo Haneda – Beijing Nanyuan.

*Strengthening “Network carrier” business model
Effective 01APR08, Taipei service will be switched to ANA’s “NH” code, further strengthening its position to become a network carrier.

It is re-timing on selected flights and will also strengthen codeshare flights (including planned UNITED codeshare) , providing greater options.

*Expansion of Osaka Kansai service
Effective March, there will be increased frequency to Qingdao, and to Dalian from June. Each will receive daily flights.

For the first time, a 737-700 will be entering service to Hangzhou route

Domestic Summary

Domestic operation will be on path to reach the goal of “Stronger Operation”, accompanied by the establishment of “Simple Rotation”. It’ll be adjusting all types of fares being offered to make sure a healthy yield.

*Materializing stronger operation and establishment of “Simple Rotation”
ANA is to hubbing certain aircrafts on selected routes and will operate as turnaround service to simplify the utilization of the aircraft of each routes, providing more options and convenience.

*Opening of Shizuoka-Fujiyama Airport in 2009
ANA will offer 1 Daily service each to Okinawa and Sapporo when the airport opens in March 2009

*High Quality service
Accelerating the upgrades of from “Super Seat Premium” to “Premium Class”, which will be introduced from 01APR08. It’ll be installing “Premium Class” or upgrading progressively with 777-200, 777-300, 737-700/-800, 767-300, 747-400.

Cargo Summary
Continuation of the “Third core business project” which leads to establishment of “Basic Cargo Network”. “Okinawa Hub” project will also be implemented.

*Basic Cargo Network
With the additional Freighters entering service, leads to firm establishment of such plan, it’ll be offering more daily services on weekdays for flights to Xiamen, Taipei and Qingdao.

*Conversion of Passenger to Cargo jet
ANA is due to receive 1st and 2nd 767-300BCF, the converted freighter, in June and December 2008

Operational Details
*NEW SERVICE

Route

Effective

Frequency

Aircraft

Current

New

Tokyo Haneda – Hong Kong

Charter

01APR08

1 Daily

767-300ER

Shizuoka – New Chitose

01MAR09

1 Daily

TBA

Shizuoka – Okinawa

01MAR09

1 Daily

TBA

*Service Resumption

Route

Effective

Frequency

Aircraft

Current

New

Haneda – Miyakejima

Suspended due volcanic activity

26APR08

1 Daily

Turboprop

*Frequency Increase

Route

Effective

Frequency

Remark

Current

New

Osaka Kansai – Qingdao

30MAR08

3 weekly

7 weekly

A320

Osaka Kansai – Dalian

01JUN08

4 weekly

7 weekly

767-300ER

Itami – Fukuoka

01APR08

6 Daily

Jet – 3

Prop – 3

7 Daily

Jet – 3

Prop – 4

Kansai – Matsuyama

01APR08

2 Daily

Jet – 2

3 Daily

Jet – 2

Prop – 1

Kansai – Kochi

01APR08

2 Daily

Jet – 1

Prop – 1

3 Daily

Prop – 3

Chubu – Akita

01APR08

1 Daily

Jet – 1

2 Daily

Prop – 2

Apr – Oct 08 only

Naha – Takamatsu

01APR08

1 Daily

Seasonal*

1 Daily

Year-Round

*Apr – Jun / Oct – Mar

*Aircraft Change

Route

Effective

Aircraft

Frequency

Current

New

Osaka Kansai – Hangzhou

01JUN08

767-300ER

737-700

3 Weekly

*Suspended Routes

Route

Effective

Current Freq.

Remark

New Chitose – Matsuyama

01APR08

1 Daily

Seasonal (Apr – Oct)

New Chitose – Nemuro Nakashibetsu

01APR08

1 Daily

New Chitose – Kagoshima

01JUN08

1 Daily

Seasonal (Jun – Oct)

New Chitose – Takamatsu

01JUL08

1 Daily

Seasonal (Jul – Sep)

New Chitose – Shonai

01JUL08

1 Daily

Seasonal (Jul – Aug)

Fukuoka – Toyama

01APR08

1 Daily

Seasonal (Apr – Sep)

Fukuoka – Sendai

01APR08

2 Daily

*Frequency Reduction

Route

Effective

Frequency

Current

New

Itami – Nagasaki

01APR08

4 Daily

3 Daily

Itami – Kochi

01APR08

12 Daily

Prop – 12

6 Daily

Jet – 2

Prop – 4

New Chitose – Fukuoka

01JUN08

2 Daily

Jun – Oct

1 Daily

Year-Round

Fukuoka – Niigata

01APR08

2 Daily

1 Daily

Okadama – Kushiro

01APR08

3 Daily

Prop – 3

2 Daily

Prop – 2

Okadama – Hakodate

01APR08

5 Daily

Prop – 5

4 Daily

Prop – 4

*Aircraft induction and retirements
Inducting of 11 aircrafts, includes:
01 777-300ER
02 767-300ER
02 767-300BCF
01 737-700
05 737-800

Retirement of 13 aircrafts, includes:
2 747-400
2 767-300ER
6 A320-200
3 Fokker 50

*ANA Group service productivity
International:
2008 vs 2007: 106.2% on frequencies; 101.4% on available seat per km

Domestic:
2008 vs 2007: 97.8% on frequencies; 94.8% on available seat per km

Cargo:
2008 vs 2007: 116% on frequencies; 131.5% on available tonnes per km