Bombardier Aerospace (Toronto) has confirmed that a firm order for five Q400 NextGen aircraft and options for another five, which was previously announced on August 3, 2009, was placed by All Nippon Airways Co. Ltd (ANA) (Tokyo).
Copyright Photo: John Adlard. Air Central’s Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) JA850A (msn 4108) in ANA’s 1983 colors prepares to land at Fukuoka. Air Central is a subsidiary of ANA.
Air Central, Air Next, Air Nippon and Air Nippon Network (subsidiary of ANA-All Nippon Airways) (Tokyo) yesterday (March 18) endured a 24-hour strike by its pilots as a protest against the slow-going negotiations for a new contract. 137 flights were cancelled and 30 flights were delayed.