All Nippon Airways (ANA) and EF Education First (EF) have announced the signing of a partnership agreement today.
This partnership will see EF, the world leader in language training provide English learning via its cloud-based school to enhance the ability of ANA employees, including cabin attendants, to succeed in the global business environment.
Osamu Shinobe, President and CEO of ANA, comments, “As a full service carrier that is aiming to become the world's leading airline, we want to further enhance the level of service that is provided by our employees. EF has an excellent track record in providing quality language training programs and this partnership will boost our improvement efforts. I have high expectations that this partnership will lead to even better services for our customers“.
EF is internationally established and known for its most recent success as the official language training supplier to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. The partnership between EF with ANA has resulted in a training program consisting of tailored learning modules and more than 2000 hours of study content, as well as unlimited access to English teacher-led virtual conversation classes.