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Sat, 30 January 2016

ANA Orders Three Airbus A380s with Rolls-Royce Trent 900 Engines

ANA has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus covering the firm order of three Airbus A380s.

With this order, ANA has joined the customer base for the worlds largest passenger aircraft and will become the first Japanese airline to operate the type.

Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines have been to power the A380s.

ANA will take delivery of the aircraft from 2019.

We are extremely proud to welcome ANA Group as a new customer for the A380, said Fabrice Brgier, Airbus President and Chief Executive Officer. As one of the worlds most prestigious airlines, ANA Group will be able to benefit from the A380s proven operating economics and unrivalled passenger appeal. We are confident that the A380 will play an important role in the success of ANAs new business strategy. The A380 will help ANA Group overcome capacity constraints at Tokyos busy airports, transporting more passengers, more efficiently and in greater comfort all at lower cost.

Including the ANA order, Airbus has now received a total of 319 firm orders for the A380 from 19 airlines worldwide, of which 179 A380s have been delivered to 13 world class airlines.

Currently, the A380 is operated on over 100 routes to 50 destinations.

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