ANA welcomes new recruits

TOKYO, Japan, April 1 - Following an annual tradition, all the new staff who joined All Nippon Airways (ANA) gathered today at their Maintenance Center located in Tokyo, Japan with the new motto "can go further and fly higher". Japanese airlines ANA Holdings this year welcomed 2,498 new employees, the largest number to date for the company.

As the majority of Japanese start their career on April 1st after graduating from schools in February or March, it is a customary for large Japanese corporations to hold mass welcoming ceremonies for their new employees.

-- Sara Macías