|Founded||17 February 1985|
|Parent company||Japan Air Commuter Co. Ltd.|
|Headquarters||Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan|
|Key people||Kyo Irei (President)|
Ryukyu Air Commuter Co., Ltd. (琉球エアーコミューター株式会社, Ryūkyū Eā Komyūtā Kabushiki-gaisha) is an airline headquartered in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. It operates domestic passenger services from the island of Okinawa to other islands of Okinawa Prefecture and the Amami Islands, Kagoshima Prefecture.
The airline was established in 1985 and started operations on 17 February 1985. It is owned by Japan Transocean Air (72.9%), other shareholders (22.0%) and Okinawa Prefecture (5.1%). In 2015, the airline signed a firm purchase agreement for five Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 passenger/cargo combi aircraft, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in 2014. It will be the launch customer for this new variant aircraft. The final Bombardier Dash 8-Q300 flight was on 31 January 2018.
Scheduled destinations (as of November 2019):
|Ishigaki||ISG||ROIG||New Ishigaki Airport|
The Ryukyu Air Commuter fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of August 2019):
|Aircraft||In Fleet||Orders||Passengers |
|Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 Combi||5||—||50 + Cargo|
The airline previously operated the following aircraft: