Air Nippon Pilot Union and Others Threaten Strike on June 21; Domestic Flights Affected.
Air Nippon, Air Nippon Network, Air Next andu@Air Central will continue urgent negotiations with the unions to avoid a strike. If strike action is taken, many ANA* domestic flights will regrettably be subject to cancellation and/ or delay.
Passengers intending to take ANA domestic flights on June 21 are kindly requested check the status of their flights with the ANA Reservations Center (0120-029-222), on ANA SKY WEB (www.ana.co.jp) or by contacting any ANA branch.
Air Nippon and the other companies involved extend their sincere apologies for the inconvenience this will cause to customers and appreciate their understanding and patience.
*Air Nippon, Air Nippon Network, Air Next and Air Central flights are operated under the ANA flight code, NH.
1. Strike Action:
24-hour strike starting at 00:00 hours on June 21 (Wed), 2006
2. Affected Flights:
Domestic Flights - 187 or approx 20% of 925 ANA flights will be subject to cancellation or delay (140 cancellations, 47 delays)
International Flights - none
About All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.
All Nippon Airways, or ANA (TSE: 9202), came into existence in 1952, and over 50 years later is now one of the 10 largest airlines in the world, carrying with its sister companies almost 50 million passengers every year to 49 destinations in Japan, and to 22 overseas cities in Asia, Europe and the United States. As a member of Star Alliance, the world's foremost airline alliance, ANA passengers enjoy access to a network of over 790 airport destinations in 138 countries, and reciprocal benefits such as mileage accrual and redemption, and lounge access. For more information, please visit www.ana.co.jp.
Source: All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.
Rob Henderson ANA Public Relations E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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