ANA Offers In-flight Draft Beer Service

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    ANA has apparently become the first airline in the world to serve draft beer in-flight:

    ANA today announced that it is the world’s first carrier to offer draft beer keg service on board. From 20JUL10, draft beer keg service is available on domestic routes.

    From 20JUL10, service operates on following routes will offer draft beer keg service:

    Tokyo Haneda – Fukuoka (after 1700LT)
    Tokyo Haneda – Sapporo Chitose (after 1700LT)
    Tokyo Haneda – Okinawa
    Osaka Itami – Okinawa
    Osaka Kansai – Okinawa
    Nagoya – Okinawa
    Fukuoka – Okinawa

    Each costs 1000 Yen, only 20 cups available per flight, except Tokyo – Okinawa with flight operated by 777/747 service offering 40 cups. – Airline Route

    Up until now, problems with air pressure prevented airlines from serving draft beer on airplanes. To make its new service possible, new beer keg technology was supposedly developed.

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