Harlequin Air Co., Ltd. ( was an airline with its headquarters on the grounds of ハーレクィンエア Hārekuin Ea) Fukuoka Airport in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.  It was owned by  Japan Airlines (JAL) Domestic and operated domestic passenger services. It ceased operations in April 2005 due to restructuring of JAL Group.
Former code data [ edit ]
IATA Code: JH
ICAO Code: HLQ Callsign: Harlequin
The scheduled flights were wholly sold by
Japan Airlines therefore no ticket carried JH. Essentially Japan Airlines wet leased them.
History [ edit ]
The airline was established on January 20, 1997 and started operations on December 19, 1997; it was an affiliate of
Japan Air System. Japan Airlines later absorbed Japan Air System;  Harlequin has been integrated into the parent company, Japan Airlines. 
Services [ edit ]
Harlequin Air operated services from
Fukuoka Airport to Chubu Centrair International Airport near Nagoya and New Chitose Airport near Sapporo. It also operated international charter flights.
Harlequin Air had at least 1
McDonnell Douglas MD-81 and 1 McDonnell Douglas DC-10 in its own livery.
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