All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the ninth largest airline in the world by revenues and the largest in Japan by passenger numbers. Founded in 1952, it flies today to 78 domestic and international cities in a fleet of 228 aircraft serving a network of 163 routes. ANA has 33,000 employees and operates about 1,000 flights a day. In 2010, it carried 43 million passengers and generated revenues of $16bn. ANA has been a core member of Star Alliance since 1999 and more than 20 million members belong to its Frequent Flyer Program (ANA Mileage Club). ANA is the launch customer for the world's newest and most advanced passenger aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.