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GTMC - ANA partners with the GTMC

The GTMC today welcomes the ANA - All Nippon Airways, a member of the Star Alliance, as its newest industry partner.

ANA is the largest airline in Japan, as well as one of the most significant airlines in Asia, operating 78 international routes and 118 domestic routes. ANA also offers a unique dual hub model which enables passengers to travel to Tokyo and connect through the two airports in the prefecture, NARITA and HANEDA, to various destinations throughout Japan, as well as day connections between various North American, Asian, Chinese and Oceanian cities.

As a member of the GTMC, ANA will be able to further cement its plans for future growth and gain the opportunity to participate in a number of high profile networking and industry events.

Adrian Parkes, chief executive, GTMC comments:

"Security and trust are ANA’s unwavering promise to business travellers, which is also at the core of the GTMC’s ongoing strategy and duty of care for the business travel industry. We are excited to partner with the ANA Group, to help them continue to develop as a strong and independent airline by providing further opportunities to work with travel management companies and the GTMC community.”

Julie Murphy, Country Manager, UK & Ireland, ANA - All Nippon Airways said:

“We are extremely honoured to partner with GTMC, the UK’s leading representative body for travel management companies to further support ANA’s growth in the business travel sector. This great opportunity will allow us to gain direct access to senior industry members on issues important to the business travel community. We look forward to the relationship moving forward.“


Representing a diverse range of travel management companies – from global companies to small independent specialists and top regional agencies – GTMC, originally founded in 1967, is the voice of business travel and acts to lobby those who have an impact on the business travel community, together with promoting the activities of its members as the best in quality and value to the business traveller.
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About GTMC
The GTMC is the UK's leading professional body for travel management companies. The diverse membership accounts for over 93% of UK expenditure on managed business travel, delivering value for money and great service to business travellers in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.

About ANA
Following the “Inspiration of Japan” high quality of service, ANA has been awarded the respected 5-Star rating every year since 2013 from SKYTRAX. ANA is the only Japanese airline to win this prestigious designation six years in a row. Additionally, ANA won the Best Business Airline and Best CSR Programme at Business Travel Awards 2018 and has been recognized by Air Transport World as “Airline of the Year” three times in the past 10 years - 2007, 2013 and 2018, becoming one of the few airlines winning this prestigious award for multiple times.

ANA was founded in 1952 with two helicopters and has become the largest airline in Japan, as well as one of the most significant airlines in Asia, operating 78 international routes and 118 domestic routes. ANA offers a unique dual hub model which enables passengers to travel to Tokyo and connect through the two airports in the metropolitan Tokyo, NARITA and HANEDA, to various destinations throughout Japan, and also offers same day connections between various North American, Asian and Chinese cities.

ANA has been a member of Star Alliance since 1999 and has joint venture partnerships with United Airlines, Lufthansa German Airlines, Swiss International Airlines and Austrian Airlines.