The turtle Express is launched
Since 24. May flies the Japanese flight line with the Airbus A380 between Tokyo and Honolulu. ANA All Nippon Airways, spares neither trouble nor expense to promote the new offer.
Whoever had the opportunity to fly with the Airbus A380, raves from the largest transport aircraft. Up to 800 seats were irritating by any airline approximately, so that there is for each passenger, almost cozy plenty of space and legroom. Depending on the equipment and aircraft society, there are showers in the First Class and a Bar in Business Class. And what is especially striking; in the A380, it flies so quietly as in any Other aircraft.
24. May took ANA All Nippon Airways operating the first of the three ordered the A380. For the largest Japanese airline it is a start. For Airbus, but the definitive end. Because it is the last new customer. Only the biggest A380 customer, Emirates gets a few more planes, then the production is set.
Ten percent more of the market share
ANA has spared, nevertheless, neither effort nor expense to promote the use of its three A380 between Tokyo-Narita and Honolulu. Finally, this route is the most popular with the pass of the flight line to act. Hawaii is in Japan as a vacation destination is extremely popular. 1.5 million people fly annually between the two Islands. ANA has behind the local competitors, JAL and Hawaiian Airlines currently has a market share of 15 percent.
With the significantly increased number of seats offered by the airline is aiming for in the future, with a market share of 25 percent. Down to the smallest Detail, the marketing for the new airplane, and the track went. With ANA Hawaii an own brand was created. The aviators are special painted – in a turtle Design. An Airbus A380 of ANA is decorated in Blue, one in Green, one in Orange.
The adapted the turtles-mascot for this route are, do you find yourself all over again. With the specially for this route new safety video was designed. Also new is the on-Board menus. For the first Time, the flight attendants use between Tokyo and Honolulu in addition, a new internal communication system with Headsets and Tablets. The Lounge in Honolulu has been increased on this occasion, a strong and completely redesigned. Directly from the luxury waiting room First Class and Business Class passengers in the upper deck can go on Board.
For the 520 passengers onboard classes are divided clearly: In the lower floor are mainly placed in the 383 seats for Economy Class. The seats are installed in a 3-4-3 arrangement. More affluent customers are on the upper Deck of the A380 seat. First Class (8 seats), Business Class (56 seats) and Premium Economy (73 seats) are located there. In these classes, ANA introduces new products. So the First class seats are arranged for the first time, in separate boxes, the large separating walls to provide more privacy.
In the above image gallery to see photographs of the flight from Tokyo to Honolulu.