It has become a trend that has continue to develop. Airlines offering onward business jet travel for its premium business and first passengers.
ANA – All Nippon Airways, the largest airline in Japan is another of those following suit.
ANA Business Jet has launched its premium services providing onward travel in the USA using a pair of Honda Aircraft HA-420 HondaJets
The light-twin jets will initially serve ANA customers flying from Tokyo to Chicago O’Hare and Los Angeles International airports.
Honda Aircraft chief executive Michimasa Fujino says a third US city will be added to the high-end offering before the end of the year, along with an additional HondaJet in 2019.
Greensboro, North Carolina-based Honda Aircraft has an agreement with ANA to support the operation, including establishing a ground support framework at a number of the airline’s transit locations.
The service will eventually be expanded to Europe and Japan, and forms part of the aircraft manufacturer’s strategy to broaden the base of business jet users and stimulate sales of the six-seat type, which entered service in December 2015.