NEWS ANA All Nippon Airways to order A380

ANA Holdings will order three Airbus A380s as it seeks to expand international service amid a peaking market for domestic flights. The deal, worth around 150 billion yen ($1.23 billion) based on the market price, would make ANA the first Japanese airline to add the superjumbos to its fleet. The planes are to be introduced in fiscal 2018 in routes to Hawaii and elsewhere. The double-decker A380 is the world’s largest passenger jet, capable of seating over 500 people. The plane’s carrying capacity reportedly lowers the transportation cost per seat by 15% compared with other jetliners.