All Nippon Airways (ANA) had taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo (A321-272N JA131A, msn 7839), becoming the launch operator of the version of the aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM geared turbofan engines.
ANA’s A321neo is configured for 194 passengers with 8 premium class seats and 186 economy class seats.
ANA will start scheduled commercial services on domestic routes in October 2017. The aircraft is the first for the airline to be used on domestic routes equipped with in-flight entertainment system for all seats.
ANA currently operates 16 A320 Family aircraft, with another 29 on order for future delivery.
Parent company ANA Holdings (ANA HD) also has three A380s on order.