TOKYO – ANA All Nippon Airways (NH) has today announced it will retire large aircraft operating its domestic routes “ahead of schedule.”
The Tokyo-based airline will temporarily utilize small and medium-sized aircraft for these routes instead. The move will reduce both costs accrued from the COVID-19 pandemic and the airline’s impact on the environment.
This early retirement will drop the usage rate of larger aircraft by 50%, compared to the 2020 Fiscal Year. Smaller aircraft, meanwhile, will see a 30% spike in usage.
The Star Alliance carrier did not mention any particular aircraft in its statement. However, last October, the airline announced read more ⇒
Source:: “Airways Magazine”