Toki Air

Low Cost Carrier
IATA: n/a
ICAO: n/a
Main hub: Niigata Airport
Country/Territory: Japan


Toki Air is a proposed LCC jointly established by Niigata Chamber of Commerce and Niigata Association of Corporate Executives. The companies established a preparatory company in Tokyo in Dec-2019 and the company was formally established in Jul-2020. Toki Air operated a test flight from Tokyo Narita Airport to Sado Airport on 24-May-2021.

Toki Air plans to commence operations in summer 2022 with four services initially connecting Niigata with Sapporo Okadama, Sendai, Kansai and Chukyo areas. Toki Air plans to differentiate itself from other domestic LCCs by operating only regional domestic services using propeller aircraft. The start up plans to lease four aircraft from ATR.

In May-2022, Toki Air stated it is in discussions with Japan Civil Aviation Bureau and hopes to commence operations in 4Q2022 once it receive its air operator’s certificate. Toki Air plans to launch with two ATR 72-600s, with plans to add ATR 42-600/S later.

Toki Air entered into final coordination with government authorities in its application for an air transportation business license on 19-Jul-2022.

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