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This page provides links to all currently operating international, regional, domestic, passenger and cargo airlines registered in Japan.Click on Airline Name for contact, fleet, route and accident data.


Find current airlines in these countries:
Airlines in Japan
Airline Main Base
IATA code
ICAO code
IATA Prefix
Start of ops.
Air Do Tokyo (HND)
HD
ADO
1998
Air Japan / ANA Tokyo (HND)
NQ
AJX
1990
AirAsia Japan  
2015
Airtransse Hakodate (HKD)
-
TSQ
2004
Amakusa Airlines Kumamoto (KMJ)
-
AHX
1998
ANA - All Nippon Airways Tokyo (NRT)
NH
ANA
205
1952
ANA Wings Tokyo (HND)
EH
AKX
2010
Fuji Dream Airlines Shizuoka (FSZ)
JH
FDA
2009
Hokkaido Air System Okadama (OKD)
-
NTH
1998
Ibex Airlines Sendai (SDJ)
FW
IBX
2000
J-Air Nagoya (NKM)
XM
-
2001
Japan Air Commuter Kagoshima (KOJ)
3X
JAC
1983
Japan Airlines Tokyo (HND)
JL
JAL
131
1983
Japan Transocean Air Okinawa (OKA)
NU
JTA
353
1967
JetStar Japan Osaka (KIX)
GK
JPP
2012
New Central Airlines Ryugasaki
-
CUK
1999
Nippon Cargo Airlines Tokyo (NRT)
KZ
NCA
933
1985
Oriental Air Bridge Nagasaki (NGS)
OC
NGK
1961
Peach Osaka (KIX)
MM
APJ
2012
Ryukyu Air Commuter Okinawa (OKA)
-
-
1985
Skymark Airlines Tokyo (HND)
BC
SKY
1998
Skynet Asia Airways Fukuoka (FUK)
6J
SNJ
2002
Star Flyer Kitakyushu
7G
SFJ
2006
Vanilla Air Tokyo (NRT)
JW
VNL
2013

Recently defunct airlines in
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IATA code
ICAO code
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Airline hull loss accidents in Japan
Date
Airline Aircraft type Reg. Location Fatal
Cat.
28-Aug-15 First Flying Viking Air DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 JA201D Aguni Airpor... 0 crashed
14-Apr-15 Asiana Airlines Airbus A320-232 HL7762 Hiroshima In... 0 crashed
05-Feb-12 All Nippon Airbus A320-211 JA8384 Sendai Airpo... 0 crashed
11-Mar-11 Japan Digital Laboratory Beech 300LW Super King Air JA8881 Sendai Airpo... 0 destroyed
11-Mar-11 Kyoritsu Air Survey Cessna 208 Caravan I JA8897 Sendai Airpo... 0 destroyed
11-Mar-11 Tokyo Century Lease Cessna 208 Caravan I JA889B Sendai Airpo... 0 destroyed
23-Mar-09 FedEx MD-11F N526FE Tokyo-Narita... 2 crashed
20-Aug-07 China Airlines Boeing 737-809 B-18616 Okinawa-Naha... 0 crashed
26-Jun-02 All Nippon Boeing 767-281 JA8254 Shimojishima... 0 crashed
16-Feb-00 ANK- Air Nippon NAMC YS-11A-213 JA8727 Sapporo-Okad... 0 crashed
13-Jun-96 Garuda DC-10-30 PK-GIE Fukuoka Airp... 3 crashed
09-Feb-96 Nagasaki Airways BN-2B-20 Islander JA5322 near Kawatana 0 crashed
26-Apr-94 China Airlines Airbus A300B4-622R B-1816 Nagoya-Komak... 264 crashed
06-Apr-94 Nozaki Sangyo Cessna 208B Grand Caravan JA8898 near Hiroshima We... 1 crashed
18-Apr-93 Japan Air System DC-9-41 JA8448 Morioka-Hana... 0 crashed
10-Jan-88 TOA Domestic NAMC YS-11-109 JA8662 Yonago-Miho ... 0 crashed
23-Jul-86 Yomiuri Shimbun Mitusbishi Mu-300 Diamond IA JA8246 Mount Kinpoku 4 crashed
12-Aug-85 JAL Boeing 747SR-46 JA8119 near Ueno Village... 520 crashed
11-Mar-83 Nihon Kinkyori Airways NAMC YS-11A-208 JA8693 Nakashibetsu... 0 crashed
26-Aug-82 Southwest Air Lines Boeing 737-2Q3 JA8444 Ishigaki Air... 0 crashed
09-Feb-82 JAL DC-8-61 JA8061 Tokyo-Haneda... 24 crashed
23-Oct-81 TMA Boeing 707-331C OD-AGT Tokyo-Narita... 0 crashed
18-Apr-77 Philippine Air Lines DC-8-53 RP-C803 Tokyo-Haneda... 0 crashed
28-May-75 TOA Domestic NAMC YS-11-125 JA8680 Osaka-Itami ... 0 crashed
30-Jul-71 All Nippon Boeing 727-281 JA8329 near Shizukuishi 162 crashed
03-Jul-71 TOA Domestic NAMC YS-11A-217 JA8764 Yokotsu Mt 68 crashed
27-Jul-70 Flying Tiger Line DC-8-63AF N785FT near Okinawa-Naha... 4 crashed
20-Oct-69 All Nippon NAMC YS-11A-213 JA8708 Miyazaki Air... 0 crashed
13-Nov-66 All Nippon NAMC YS-11-111 JA8658 Matsuyama Ai... 50 crashed
12-Sep-66 Airlift Int. Douglas DC-7CF N2282 Tachikawa Ai... 0 crashed
26-Aug-66 JAL, lsf Japan Domestic Airlines Convair CV-880 JA8030 Tokyo-Haneda... 5 crashed
15-Aug-66 FAA Lockheed L-749A Constellation N65 Tachikawa AFB 0 crashed
05-Mar-66 BOAC Boeing 707-436 G-APFE Mount Fuji 124 crashed
04-Mar-66 Canadian Pacific Douglas DC-8-43 CF-CPK Tokyo-Haneda... 64 crashed
04-Feb-66 All Nippon Boeing 727-81 JA8302 near Tokyo-Haneda... 133 crashed
29-May-65 Japan Domestic Airlines Convair CV-240-1 JA5088 Obihiro Airp...   unknown
27-Feb-65 JAL Convair CV-880 JA8023 Iki Airport ... 0 crashed
14-Feb-65 All Nippon Douglas DC-3 (R4D-1) JA5080 Mount Nakanoone 2 crashed
27-Feb-64 Fuji Air Lines Convair CV-240-0 JA5098 Oita Airport... 20 crashed
18-Feb-64 Nitto Aviation Grumman G-73 Mallard JA5067 near Osaka-Itami ... 2 crashed
29-Oct-63 All Nippon Douglas C-47A (DC-3) JA5024 Toyama Airpo...   unknown
17-Aug-63 Fujita Airlines de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B JA6155 Mount Hachij... 19 crashed
10-May-63 All Nippon Douglas DC-3 (R4D-4) JA5040 Sendai   unknown
01-May-63 Nitto Aviation DHC-3 Otter JA3115 Awaji-Shima 9 crashed
30-Apr-63 All Nippon Douglas DC-3-201E JA5039 Hachijo Jima... 0 crashed
19-Nov-62 All Nippon Vickers 828 Viscount JA8202 near Nagoya 4 crashed
10-Apr-62 JAL Douglas C-54 (DC-4) JA6003 Osaka-Itami ... 0 crashed
23-Feb-62 Toa Airways de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B JA6158 Mt Ohira 3 crashed
12-Jun-61 All Nippon Vickers 744 Viscount G-APKJ Osaka-Itami ... 0 crashed
16-Mar-60 All Nippon Douglas C-47 (DC-3) JA5018 Nagoya-Komak... 3 crashed
09-Jul-59 Pan Am Boeing 377 Stratocruiser N90941 Tokyo-Haneda... 0 crashed
09-Sep-58 Flying Tiger Line Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellatio N6920C near Tokyo 8 crashed
12-Aug-58 All Nippon Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3) JA5045 near Toshima 33 crashed
11-Oct-57 Thai AF Douglas C-47A (DC-3) L2-2/90 Sunahawa 0 crashed
30-Sep-57 JAL Douglas DC-4-1009 JA6011 Osaka-Itami ... 0 crashed
09-Apr-52 Northwest Orient Airlines, op.for JAL Martin 2-0-2 N93043 Mihara Volcano 37 crashed
09-Feb-50 Canadian Pacific Canadair C-4-1 Argonaut CF-CPR Tokyo-Haneda... 0 crashed
05-Feb-40 Imperial Japanese Airways Nakajima/Douglas DC-2 J-BBOT Diaoyu Dao, ... 0 crashed
17-May-39 Imperial Japanese Airways Lockheed 14-WG3B Super Electra J-BCOZ Fukuoka Airp... 6 crashed
08-Dec-38 Imperial Japanese Airways Nakajima/Douglas DC-2 J-BBOH near Kerama Islands 10 crashed
10-Nov-38 Japan Air Transport Douglas DC-3 J-BDO. Fukuoka   crashed

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