Ibex Airlines

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Ibex Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 29 January 1999
Commenced operations 7 August 2000
Operating bases Sendai Airport
Osaka International Airport
Fukuoka Airport
Narita International Airport
Haneda Airport
Fleet size 10
Destinations 11
Headquarters Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan
Key people Takao Shallow (Chairman)
Hiroyuki Hattori (CEO)
Website www.ibexair.co.jp

Ibex Airlines Co., Ltd. (アイベックスエアラインズ株式会社, Aibekkusu Earainzu Kabushiki-gaisha) is an airline headquartered in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan.[1] It operates domestic services from Tokyo. Its main base is Sendai Airport, Natori, Miyagi.[2]


The airline was established on 29 January 1999 and started operations on 7 August 2000 between Sendai and Osaka (Kansai Airport) under the name of Fairinc. It reached a co-operation agreement with All Nippon Airways under which it is provided assistance in flight operations, flight crew provision, maintenance and engineering services etc. In October 2004 the Sendai-based airline changed its name to Ibex Airlines. The airline began service to Tokyo-Narita Airport in June 2009.[2]


An IBEX Airlines Bombardier CRJ200ER landing at Tokyo-Narita, Japan. (2010)

Ibex Airlines operates services to the following scheduled destinations within Japan (as of November 2017):

[Base] Base
City Airport
Fukuoka Fukuoka Airport
Fukushima Fukushima Airport
Hiroshima Hiroshima Airport
Komatsu Komatsu Airport
Kunisaki/Ōita Oita Airport
Nagoya Chūbu Centrair International Airport
Niigata Niigata Airport
Osaka Osaka International Airport
Sendai Sendai Airport [Base]
Tokyo Narita International Airport


The Ibex Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (as of August 2017):[3]

Ibex Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Passengers
Bombardier CRJ700NG 9 1 70
Bombardier CRJ900 0 5 76
Total 6


  1. ^ "Corporate Profile Archived 2009-05-27 at the Wayback Machine.." Ibex Airlines. Retrieved on May 20, 2009.
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 92. 
  3. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 18. 

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