News Listings for Hakodate

  • Japanese firm orders GrandNew for EMS mission

    News | 13 Jun 2014 02:44 | Greg Waldron

    ​Kagoshima International Aviation has ordered a single AgustaWestland GrandNew helicopter for the emergency medical services (EMS) mission.
  • Hokkaido lays out plans for regional growth

    News | 19 Nov 1997 00:00

    <p>Hokkaido Air System is to launch a scheduled domestic operation from March 1998, following its recent initial order for two Saab 340BPLUS turboprops. </p> <p>The Japanese start-up, a joint venture between Japan Air System (JAS), which owns 51%, and the Hokkaido prefectural government, is the second local start-up carrier after Hokkaido International Airlines, which is to begin flights between Sapporo and Osaka from April, with leased Boeing 767s. </p> <p>The regional airline will operate the Saabs two-to-three times daily on routes on the Japanese northern island, between Hakodate, Kushiro and Asakikawa, and Hakodate and Sapporo. Other island destinations will be added in early 1999. </p> <p>The airline says that it would also like to fly beyond Hokkaido "to regional cities on the main island of Honshu, such as Aomori, Sendai and Niigata, as well as short-distance overseas routes, especially the Russian Far East". </p> <p>The expansion of regional services to Russia hinges on se
  • Hokkaido order

    News | 01 Oct 1997 10:07

    <p>Hokkaido Air System has ordered two Saab 340BPlus turboprops for delivery in 1998. The Japanese airline will use the aircraft on services from Asahikawa and Hakodate and Sapporo. </p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
  • Nakanihon repeat

    News | 20 Dec 1995 00:00

    <p>Nagoya-based Japanese commuter airline Nakanihon Airline Service has ordered and taken immediate delivery of a third Fokker 50, for its routes from Nagoya to Toyamu, Takamatsu, Yonago, Fukushima and Hakodate. The airline, which is owned 80% by Meitetsu and 20% by All Nippon Airways, took delivery of its first Fokker 50 in late 1990 and a second in 1992. This latest order, brings the Fokker 50 order tally for 1995, to 16 aircraft. </p> <p>&nbsp;</p>