All Nippon Airways recently announced it will be increasing the frequencies between Tokyo Narita and Los Angeles effective from October 29, 2017. Japan’s leading carrier is presently operating once daily flight between Tokyo Haneda and Los Angeles, and once daily flight between Tokyo Narita and Los Angeles. With the additional frequencies All Nippon Airways will get opportunity to extend its networks being served by Tokyo Haneda Airport, which is presently functioning as a transit hub providing connectivity between domestic and international flights,
Media reports said that All Nippon Airways will increase the frequencies to twice daily flights instead of once daily service on Los Angeles-Tokyo Narita route. The frequencies are being increased keeping in view strong travel demand by customers to efficiently connect between the United States and Japan, and also between other Asian countries and the U.S.
According to the reports, a consistent growth is being witnessed for the past several years on this route. This appreciable growth has prompted All Nippon Airways to offer a total of three flights between Los Angeles and Tokyo. The airline’s move is aimed at offering additional connectivity and strengthening Tokyo Narita’s competitiveness as a crucial transit hub between North America and Asian countries. The Tokyo-Los Angeles route will be served with the help of a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, configured with a total carrying capacity of 250 passengers. The tickets for additional flights are already on sale.
It may be noted that All Nippon Airways had earlier this year celebrated the launch of its inaugural service between Tokyo and Mexico City. All Nippon Airways is currently Japan’s largest airline. It provides flights services to 117 domestic routes and 87 international destinations.. Global airline rating company SKYTRAX has awarded 5 Stars to All Nippon Airways for the fifth consecutive year in 2017. It was also bagged Airline of the Year title in 2013 by Air Transport World Magazine.