Toulouse: A Japanese company to buy three A380

A firm order for the A380 which is assembled in Toulouse

ECONOMY After two blank years for the A380, the Japanese press announced that the purchase by company ANA would be the first superjumbo in Japan …  

The order, if confirmed, should exceed a billion euros at list prices. The Japanese business daily Nikkei e announced Friday that the company ANA (All Nippon Airways) will buy three superjumbo A380. According to the newspaper, the first Japanese company seeks in effect to expand its international routes and invest heavily in this new strategy.

For Hawaii Tokyo flights

ANA has the intention to use the largest civil aircraft world to channel Japanese to Hawaii, their favorite tourist destination.

If this news was made official, it would be Japan’s first A380 order. The first, passed in 2011 by Skymark Airlines and covering six devices had failed for default of payment of the small Japanese company. She has also filed for bankruptcy in 2014 and is currently in recovery phase, with the help of exactly ANA.

The ANA contract is great news for the economy Toulouse, where the A380 is assembled. The widebody, star of social networks and favourite with passengers, has not recorded firm orders in 2015.

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