TOMODACHI Logo to Appear on ANA Planes
December 19, 2012 — To celebrate its involvement in the TOMODACHI Initiative, Japanese airline ANA announced today that three aircraft operating on routes between the United States and Japan will be painted with the TOMODACHI logo, including the Tokyo-Washington D.C. and Tokyo-San Jose routes. ANA will hold an inauguration ceremony at San Jose Airport on January 11, 2013 for the new flights between San Jose and Narita, which will be attended by U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos.
As part of its support for TOMODACHI, ANA also announced that it will provide transport services worth approximately $100,000 in support of TOMODACHI-approved programs related to education, research, sports, music, art and support for entrepreneurs. Additionally, it will offer special group discounts for homestay programs and events to support students and children from the disaster-affected Tohoku region.