Company History

Jan 29, 1999 Company founded under name Fair Inc.
May 2000 Aircraft no.1 received from Lauda Air
Jun 20, 2000 Authorized for air transportation business
Aug 7, 2000 Operations start on Sendai–Kansai International Airport route
Dec 2000 Aircraft no.2 received from Lauda Air
Apr 1, 2001 Start of operations on Sendai–Hiroshima-Nishi and Hiroshima-Nishi–Kagoshima routes
Mar 2002 Aircraft no.3 (new aircraft) received from Bombardier Inc.
Apr 18, 2002 Operations start on Narita–Sendai, Narita–Sapporo, Narita–Itami, and Itami–Sendai routes
Apr 22, 2003 Operations start on Itami–Matsuyama route
Jun 2003 Aircraft no.4 (new aircraft) received from Bombardier Inc.
Aug 1, 2003 Operations start on Narita–Hiroshima route
Sep 1, 2003 Operations start on Itami–Oita route
Apr 1, 2004 Operations start on Itami–Shonai route
Oct 1, 2004 Corporation name changed to IBEX Airlines Co., Ltd.
Operations start on Itami–Fukushima route
Nov 1, 2004 Operations start on Narita–Komatsu route
Dec 16, 2005 Passenger numbers exceed 1 million
Jul 1, 2006 Operations start on Itami–Akita route
Jun 2009 Aircraft no.5 (new aircraft) received from Bombardier Inc.
Sep 1, 2009 Operations start on Sendai–Komatsu and Sendai–Hiroshima routes
Nov 1, 2009 Operations start on Sendai–Fukuoka route
Jun 2010 Aircraft no.6 (new aircraft) received from Bombardier Inc.
Jul 1, 2010 Operations start on Sendai–Sapporo, Itami–Fukuoka, and Itami–Oita routes
Jul 1, 2011 Operations start on Chubu Centrair International–Oita route
Jul 2011 Aircraft no.7 (new aircraft) received from Bombardier Inc.
Jul 25, 2011 Operations start on Chubu Centrair International–Sendai route
May 2012 Aircraft no.8 (new aircraft) received from Bombardier Inc.
Jul 1, 2012 Operations start on Fukuoka–Miyazaki, Itami–Miyazaki, and Chubu Centrair International–Fukuoka routes
Feb 2013 Aircraft no.9 (new aircraft) received from Bombardier Inc.
Mar 30, 2014 Operations start on Itami–Sapporo and Fukuoka–Komatsu routes
Jul 1, 2014 Operations start on Itami–Niigata route
Sep 2014 Aircraft no.10 (new aircraft) received from Bombardier Inc.
Dec 2014 Aircraft no.1 retired
Jun 2015 Aircraft no.11 (new aircraft) received from Bombardier Inc.
Sep 2015 Aircraft no.2 retired
Mar 27, 2016 Operations start on Chubu Centrair International–Miyazaki route
Jun 2016 Aircraft no.12 (new aircraft) received from Bombardier Inc.
Nov 2016 Aircraft no.4 retired
May 2017 Aircraft no.13 (new aircraft) received from Bombardier Inc.
Oct 2017 Aircraft no.3 retired
Mar 25, 2018 Operations start on Sapporo–Matsuyama, Chubu Centrair International–Matsuyama, and Fukuoka–Niigata routes
Apr 2018 Aircraft no.14 (new aircraft) received from Bombardier Inc.
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