All Nippon Airways (ANA) presents its first Airbus A380 out of the final assembly line in Toulouse, France.
The aircraft will be undertaken with structural completion and engine installation. Afterwards, it will be transferred to an Airbus facility in Hamburg for painting and cabin fitting.
ANA submitted a firm request of three A380s in 2016 and the first aircraft is planned to be delivered in 2019.
It will operate on the Tokyo – Honolulu route with the theme of the Hawaiian Islands, the aircraft will be painted in a "Flying Honu" livery (symbolizing good luck and prosperity with turtles).
The cabin interior has been strategically designed for customers to feel the Hawaiian spirit the moment they board the aircraft. The walls and lighting have been arranged to illustrate Hawaii’s beautiful skies, sunrises, sunsets, and rainbows.
The aircraft will be equipped with an extraordinary premium configuration of eight First Class seats, 56 Business Class seats, 73 Premium Economy seats, and 383 Economy Class seats, which includes 60 couch seats.
To date, Airbus has 229 A380s and is in service with 14 airlines around the world.