Air Nippon Network (エアーニッポンネットワーク, Eā Nippon Nettowāku)
IATA ICAO Callsign
EH AKX ALPHA WING
FoundedMay 2001
Commenced operations1 July 2002
Ceased operations2010
Operating bases
Fleet size19 aircraft
DestinationsSee Destinations below
Parent companyAir Nippon
HeadquartersTokyo International Airport Tokyo, Japan
Higashi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido
Bombardier Dash 8 Q300
Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
Terminal 1 of Tokyo International Airport, which included the Air Nippon Network headquarters
Terminal 1 of Tokyo International Airport, which included the Air Nippon Network headquarters

Air Nippon Network (エアーニッポンネットワーク, Eā Nippon Nettowāku),[1] or A-net, was an airline based on the grounds of Tokyo International Airport in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan.[2]

It operated feeder services for parent Air Nippon, itself a subsidiary of All Nippon Airways (ANA). Its main base was New Chitose Airport.[3] On October 1, 2010, Air Nippon Network, Air Next and Air Central were merged and rebranded as ANA Wings.

History

The airline was established in May 2001 to operate Air Nippon's local feeder routes from Tokyo and Sapporo. It started operations on 1 July 2002 using three Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft. In December 2003 4 more Dash 8s joined to replace Boeing 737 aircraft operated from Osaka by Air Nippon.[citation needed]

In April 2004 Air Nippon Network was headquartered in Higashi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido.[4]

Air Nippon Network had 400 employees (at March 2007).[3]

Destinations

Domestic destinations included:[5]

Hokkaidō

Kantō

Kansai

Tōhoku

Chūbu

Chūgoku

Shikoku

Kyūshū

Okinawa

International destinations included

Fleet

The Air Nippon Network fleet consisted of the following aircraft (as of June 2008):[3]

References

  1. ^ Airline Codes
  2. ^ "会社概要" (). Air Nippon Network. Retrieved on May 20, 2009. "本社所在地 東京都大田区羽田空港3-3-2"
  3. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 64.
  4. ^ "会社概要." Air Nippon Network. April 6, 2004. Retrieved on May 20, 2009.
  5. ^ [1] Archived 2007-10-09 at the Wayback Machine 運航路線 and "Corporation". Archived from the original on 2004-04-06. Retrieved 2004-04-06. 会社概要