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Steps toward independence

Since the announcement of the Phoenix Project, our medium- and long-term management plan, on May 12, 2006, NCA has made steady strides toward independence. The following are our achievements in each field:

 

Management and organizations
May 12, 2006 Formulated the NCA Phoenix Project (medium- and long-term management plan)more
Aug.22, 2006 Established NCA Japan at Narita to oversee Japan region
Sep. 25, 2006 Transferred headquarters functions to Narita
Oct. 1, 2006 Established NCA Asia-Pacific in Hong King to oversee Asia region
Jan. 1, 2007 NCA Japan started operations Phoenix Project 2.0
Apr. 1, 2007 Established NCA America in New York to overseas operations in the United Statesmore
Apr. 2, 2007 Established Nippon Cargo Airlines Europe to overseas European operationsmore
Apr. 16, 2007 Formulated the NCA Phoenix Project 2.0 (medium- and long-term management plan)more
Apr.  8, 2008 Ceremony marks NCA’s independence in flight operations, maintenance and ITmore
 
Jun. 23, 2009 Formulated NCA Phoenix Project “Declaration of Evolution” more
 
Maintenance
Jul. 1, 2007 Accomplished independence in maintenance of Boeing 747-400Fs Accomplished independence in maintenance of Boeing 747-400Fs Placed order for construction of a maintenance hangar
Aug. 9, 2007 Placed order for construction of a maintenance hangarmore
Jan. 21, 2008 Started construction of its maintenance hangarmore
Apr. 4, 2009 Maintenance hangar construction completedmore
Operations
Mar 26, 2007 Placed order for a flight simulator for B747-8Faircraftmore Placed order for a flight simulator for B747-8Faircraft Construction of crew training center begins
Sep. 4, 2007 Construction of crew training center begins
Oct. 9, 2007 "NCA Global Operations Center" opensmore
Oct. 1, 2008 Crew training center construction completed more
Cargo handling
Nov. 1, 2006 Established a new handling system at Kansai International Airport and Chubu International Airport Established a new handling system at Kansai International Airport and Chubu International Airport
Jan. 1, 2007 Established a new handling system at Narita International Airport
Information technology
Mar 12, 2007 Established the "NCA Computer Center" in Tokyomore Established the
Apr. 2, 2007 Flight operating system (AirFlite) started operations to manage time schedules
Jul. 1, 2007 Maintenance system (i-Macs) started operations
Apr.1, 2008 Flight Operation system (i-Sky) started operations  
Apr.7, 2008 Cargo Information system (i-Cargo) started operations  
Fleet
Oct. 29, 2007 Took delivery of our fifth Boeing 747-400F, "NCA Apollo," the first aircraft that NCA ordered and received on its own more NCA Apollo NCA Antares
Dec. 20, 2007 Took delivery of our sixth Boeing 747-400F, "NCA Antares"
Mar. 31, 2008 Last three Boeing 747-200Fs retired much earlier than its planned    
May 29, 2008 Took delivery of our seventh Boeing 747- 400F, "NCA Andromeda"more