Air Nippon Network

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Air Nippon Network (エアーニッポンネットワーク Eā Nippon Nettowāku?)
IATA
EH
ICAO
AKX
Callsign
ALPHA WING
Founded May 2001
Commenced operations 1 July 2002
Ceased operations 2010
Operating bases
Fleet size 19 aircraft
Destinations See Destinations below
Parent company Air Nippon
Headquarters Tokyo International Airport Tokyo, Japan
Higashi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
"A-net" redirects here. For other uses, see Anet (disambiguation).
Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
Terminal 1 of Tokyo International Airport, which includes the Air Nippon Network headquarters

Air Nippon Network (エアーニッポンネットワーク Eā Nippon Nettowāku?),[1] or A-net, was an airline based on the grounds of Tokyo International Airport in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan.[2]

It operated feeder services for parent Air Nippon, itself a subsidiary of All Nippon Airways (ANA). Its main base was New Chitose Airport.[3] On October 1, 2010, Air Nippon Network, Air Next and Air Central were merged and rebranded as ANA Wings.

History[edit]

The airline was established in May 2001 to operate Air Nippon's local feeder routes from Tokyo and Sapporo. It started operations on 1 July 2002 using three Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft. In December 2003 4 more Dash 8s joined to replace Boeing 737 aircraft operated from Osaka by Air Nippon.[citation needed]

In April 2004 Air Nippon Network was headquartered in Higashi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido.[4]

Air Nippon Network had 400 employees (at March 2007).[3]

Destinations[edit]

Domestic destinations included:[5]

Hokkaidō[edit]

Kantō[edit]

Kansai[edit]

Tōhoku[edit]

Chūbu[edit]

Chūgoku[edit]

Shikoku[edit]

Kyūshū[edit]

Okinawa[edit]

International destinations included

Fleet[edit]

The Air Nippon Network fleet consisted of the following aircraft (as of June 2008):[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Airline Codes
  2. ^ "会社概要." Air Nippon Network. Retrieved on May 20, 2009.
  3. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 64. 
  4. ^ "会社概要." Air Nippon Network. April 6, 2004. Retrieved on May 20, 2009.
  5. ^ [1] 運航路線 and [2] 会社概要

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