All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan´s largest and only 5-Star airline, was named “Airline of the Year” by Air Transport World (ATW), the monthly magazine covering the global airline industry, the company said.
This is the second time in five years that the airline has received this prestigious award.
Established in 1974 to recognize excellence in the air transport industry, the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Awards are the most coveted honor an airline or individual can receive. They are given to individuals and organizations that have distinguished themselves through outstanding performance, innovation and superior service.
ANA, in its submission to ATW, cited several top accomplishments, built on a record of outstanding safety, performance, innovation and service. That has included new advances in customizing passengers´ needs at all stages of the airport experience, including the check-in counter, lounges and at the boarding gate.
ANA is the largest airline in Japan by revenues and passenger numbers. Founded in 1952, ANA flies today on 85 international routes and 116 domestic routes. The ANA group has 39,000 employees and a fleet of about 260 aircraft.
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