ANA 777-300ER. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. All Nippon Airways and Hong Kong-based First Eastern Investment Group signed an MOA to establish what the two are calling “Japan’s first low-cost airline” to operate both international and domestic routes from Osaka Kansai International. ANA said Osaka was chosen as a base because it is a 24-hr. airport and has excess capacity. The as-yet-unnamed airline, which will have its own brand and management independent from ANA, is ...

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