ANA formalises order for 20 Boeing 737 Max 8 and 2 777-8F

ANA and Boeing announce orders for 737 MAX and 777XF. Photo: © Matt Griffin

Japanese carrier, All Nippon Airways (ANA) has announced it is ordering 20 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft (with options for a further 10) and 2 777-8F freighters for its cargo division, ANA Cargo.

ANA says it has converted 2 of its orders for the 777-9 to the 777-8F, citing a large increase in cargo demand since the Covid-19 pandemic, which shows no signs of slowing as the situation eases around the world. This brings the airlines order to 18 Boeing 777-9 passenger jets and two 777-8F freighters. The order was announced on 11th July and has been finalised on day one of the Farnborough International Airshow.