Boeing ANA HOLDINGS, the parent company of All Nippon Airways (ANA), held a signing ceremony today at the Farnborough International Airshow to formalize an order for 20 737-8 airplanes, with 10 options in addition to the airline’s selection of the new 777-8 Freighter.
ANA is the first 737 MAX customer in Japan
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the first 737 MAX customer in Japan and the first carrier in Asia to choose the 777-8 Freighter. The order was previously unknown on Boeing’s Orders and Deliveries website.“We are happy to partner with Boeing to present new airplanes into our world-class fleet that further our commitment to sustainable aviation,” stated Koji Shibata, President, and CEO of ANA HOLDINGS.
“The efficiency, dependability, and range capability of the 737 MAX make it an excellent airplane to revive our narrow-body fleet and provide our travelers with the highest level of comfort on board.
In addition, the 777-8 Freighters will add flexibility and efficiency to our air cargo network. The 737 and 777 have long been a mainstay of the ANA fleet, and we look forward to continuing our partnership with Boeing with these new airplanes.”
ANA and Boeing have selected the 737-8 and 777-8 Freighter
“This is a tremendous milestone for ANA and Boeing as the airline has selected the 737-8 and 777-8 Freighter to further strengthen its passenger and cargo operations,” told Stan Deal, president, and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
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“ANA has stayed at the forefront of commercial aviation by consistently investing in the latest airplane technology, delivering their passengers with an unparalleled flying experience and more sustainable options to travel and deliver goods almost the world.
”With commonality and enhanced efficiency, the 737-8 will enable ANA to optimize its fleet across its operations while decreasing fuel use and carbon emissions by 20% and noise by 50% compared to the airplanes it returns.
The 737 MAX family has the new CFM International LEAP-1B engines, advanced technology winglets, and other aerodynamic enhancements to enhance performance and reduce running prices.
More than 40 airlines globally are working on the 737 MAX, which has made over 680,000 revenue flights totaling almost 1.7 million flight hours since late 2020.ANA has converted two orders for the 777-9 passenger jet to the 777-8 Freighter.
ANA will be able to carry up to 10 tonnes
With the new freighter, ANA will be able to carry up to 10 tonnes more load and fly further than the 777 Freighter with at least a 10% gain in fuel efficiency, emissions, and operating price per tonne.
Featuring the world’s biggest composite wing and more efficient engines, the new 777-8 Freighter is ideally done for operators committed to building a more sustainable and profitable future.
The 777-8 Freighter will interline seamlessly with ANA’s existing 777 Freighter fleet, operating the same containers and pallets.
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