Ibex Airlines

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Ibex Airlines
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IATA ICAO Callsign
FW IBX IBEX
Founded29 January 1999
Commenced operations7 August 2000
Operating basesSendai Airport
Osaka International Airport
Fleet size10
Destinations12
HeadquartersKōtō, Tokyo, Japan
Key peopleTakao Asai (President)
Websitewww.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 a regional airline headquartered in Kōtō, Tokyo, Japan.[1] It operates domestic services from Tokyo. Its main base is Sendai Airport, Natori, Miyagi.[2]

History[edit]

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 April 2002.[2]

Destinations[edit]

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
Matsuyama Matsuyama Airport
Hokkaido New Chitose Airport

Fleet[edit]

Interiors of Ibex Airlines CRJ700

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

Ibex Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Passengers
Bombardier CRJ700NG 10 - 70
Total 10
flight equipment [4]
Type of Aircraft RegNo Serial number Date Remarks
CRJ700NG JA05RJ 10279 2009/07/07
JA06RJ 10303 2010/06/04
JA07RJ 10327 2011/07/11
JA08RJ 10333 2012/05/28
JA09RJ 10334 2013/02/27
JA10RJ 10340 2014/10/08
JA11RJ 10344 2015/06/23
JA12RJ 10345 2016/06/28
JA13RJ 10346 2017/05/30
JA14RJ 10347 2018/04/30 Musubi-maruJet[5]

Former fleet includes:

References[edit]

  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.
  4. ^ planespotters
  5. ^ 宮城県とアイベックスエアラインズ(株)との包括連携協定の締結について IBEXエアラインズ(2018年1月19日)

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