Third and final Airbus A380 for ANA – All Nippon Airways has been painted into special “Flying Honu”-livery

ANA – All Nippon Airways’ third and final Airbus A380 (JA383A) has been painted in a special “Flying Honu”-livery. The aircraft will be delivered to the Japanese airline next March and will enter into the airline’s network as from June 2020. 

ANA is the first Japanese airline to receive the Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger aircraft, and operates it between Tokyo and Honolulu. Their three A380 aircraft feature livery designs based on the sea turtle, a creature revered in Hawaii as sacred, and these liveries are known affectionately by the name “FLYING HONU” (meaning “flying sea turtle”).

Bart Noëth: Since 1996, I have been working in the Belgian airline industry, from a weekend job as a cabin aircraft cleaner to a flight attendant. After the demise of Sabena - in 2001, I created a website called, originally a meeting place for plane spotters and aviation freaks. Since 2017, the website changed into a professional news site. Next to aviation, I love to travel, wine and dine and enjoy my time off(-line) with my friends and family. My favourite football squad is KV Mechelen, I am an Ironman 70.3 finisher and my ambition is to complete a full Ironman.
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