All Nippon Airways (ANA) is introducing free Wi-Fi internet service on its domestic fleet.
Japan’s largest airline is also introducing personal seat monitors on its Boeing B777 and B787 flying on domestic routes.
The free Wi-Fi internet service will be available to all passengers flying on aircraft offering the service from April 1, 2018.
Passengers will know the service is available as aircraft offering it will have a Wi-Fi service logo near the entrance.
By the end of fiscal year 2018, ANA are planning on expanding the service to a total of one hundred aircraft.
In-flight Wi-Fi entertainment upgraded
In addition to the free Wi-Fi internet service,the in-flight Wi-Fi entertainment will be upgraded as well.
ANA is increasing its content and as well as video and audio entertainment, it also has “ANA SKY LIVE TV” where passengers are able to watch live news and sports onboard.
Personal seat monitors
From the second half of the fiscal year 2019, ANA will be equipping its main domestic fleet of Boeing B777 and B787 with personal seat monitors, universal laptop power ports, and USB ports.
Free Wi-Fi internet will be available for all classes on the following types of aircraft; Boeing B777, B787, B767, B737-800, and Airbus A321.
Free Wi-Fi internet will not be available on B737-500, B737-700, Airbus A320,and DHC8-Q400.
Read more about ANA’a inflight entertainment.
ANA is the largest airline in Japan by revenues and passenger numbers. It is headquartered in Tokyo.
ANA is the launch customer and biggest operator of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Routes: ANA flies on over 80 international routes and over 110 domestic routes.
Fleet: ANA currently has a fleet of 245 passenger aircraft (as of April 1, 2016).
- 18 Airbus A320
- 65 Boeing 737 (-500,-700,-800)
- 38 Boeing 767 (-300)
- 57 Boeing 777 (-200,-300)
- 46 Boeing 787 (-8,-9)
- 21 DHC-8-400
Passenger numbers: Over 52 million passengers a year.
Alliance: Star Alliance
N.B. Image credit: All Nippon Airways