Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Hawaiian Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement for passenger flights within Japan and Hawaii, as well as ANA-operated flights between Honolulu and Tokyo Haneda Airport.
The agreement was signed by Shinichiro Ito, president and CEO of ANA, and Mark Dunkerley, president and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines.
Hawaiian Airlines and ANA began cargo codesharing in December 2010. Under this agreement, ANA placed its ‘NH’ code on Hawaiian’s daily Tokyo Haneda-Honolulu service.
Starting on January 19, ANA customers will be able to book connecting flights on Hawaiian Airlines linking Honolulu with Kailua-Kona, Lihue, Hilo and Kahului through ANA.
In addition, Hawaiian Airlines will place its ‘HA’ flight code on ANA-operated flights between Tokyo Haneda Airport and Honolulu, as well as flights that connect to Hawaiian’s own daily Haneda service from Chitose, Osaka Itami, Osaka Kansai, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Oita, Kagoshima and Okinawa, enabling its customers to book these flights directly through Hawaiian.
ANA and Hawaiian linked their frequent flyer programs on December 28. With this partnership, ANA Mileage Club members can now earn and redeem miles on all Hawaiian Airlines-operated neighbor island flights. At the same time, Hawaiian’s HawaiianMiles members can now earn and redeem miles on all ANA-operated codeshare flights.
All Nippon Airways is the eighth-largest airline in the world by revenues and the largest in Japan by passenger numbers. Founded in 1952, it flies today to 76 domestic and international cities using a fleet of 228 aircraft and serving a network of 164 routes. ANA has 33,000 employees and operates more than 1,000 flights a day.
In 2009, ANA carried 44 million passengers and generated revenues of $13.7 billion. ANA has been a core member of Star Alliance since 1999 and more than 20 million members belong to its frequent flyer program, ANA Mileage Club. ANA is the launch customer for the world’s newest and most advanced passenger aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
ANA currently operates code-share arrangements with Air Canada, Air China, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Continental Airlines, Egyptair, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, TAM Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Thai Airways International, United, US Airways and more.
Now in its 83nd year of continuous service in Hawaii, Hawaiian is the largest provider of passenger air service to Hawaii from the state’s primary visitor markets on the U.S. mainland.
Hawaiian says it offers non-stop service to Hawaii from more U.S. gateway cities (10) than any other airline, as well as service to Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, American Samoa, and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 150 daily jet flights among the Hawaiian Islands.