Both airlines will start discussing the details of cooperation hereafter. The cooperation of ANA and Eznis will benefit customers of both countries by providing them with greater choice and flexibility in the future.
Keisuke Okada, ANA’s Executive Vice President, said, “I believe that the strategic partnership between the two companies will contribute for the development of Mongolia-Japan relationship through aviation industry and our long term partnership will be very significant for us to be competitive in Asian market.
“I am very excited about the changes, about the progress, and in fact, generation and accumulation of intellectual capital that will follow this partnership. The opportunities our partnership will create for other sectors of Mongolia’s economy are indeed fantastic,” said Munkhsukh Sukhbaatar, Eznis CEO
About ANA Group
All Nippon Airways is the eighth largest airline in the world by revenues and the largest in Japan by passenger numbers. Founded in 1952, it flies today to 76 domestic and international cities in a fleet of 228 aircraft serving a network of 164 routes. ANA has 33,000 employees and operates more than 1,000 flights a day. In 2009, it carried 44 million passengers and generated revenues of $13.7bn. ANA has been a core member of Star Alliance since 1999 and more than 20 million members belong to its Frequent Flyer Program (ANA Mileage Club). ANA is the launch customer for the world's newest and most advanced passenger aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
About Eznis Airways
Eanis Airways is a leading Mongolian domestic airline with the largest network of domestic destinations within Mongolia, and highest flight frequency on these routes. The airline was established in 2006 by Newcom Group, a leading investment company in Mongolia. The airline operates domestic scheduled and charter flights to 14 destinations in 10 aimags of Mongolia, and international scheduled services to Hailar in China’s Inner Mongolia region and Ulan-Ude in Russian Federation’s Buryat Republic, as well as charter services to points in China, Russia and Kazakhstan. Eznis Airways is committed to providing a safe, reliable and customer oriented service to its customers.