Category Archives: StarFlyer

Starflyer takes delivery of its first purchased A320 from Airbus

Starflyer (Kitakyushu) has taken delivery of its first ever directly purchased aircraft, an Airbus A320, during a delivery ceremony in Toulouse, France. A320-214 JA08MC (msn 5393) was handed over to the carrier on December 12.

The aircraft is the first of three A320s ordered by the company in 2011, and is powered by CFM56-5B4/P engines. It will accommodate 150 passengers in a single-class configuration.Starflyer will deploy the new aircraft to strengthen its network in Japan and to regional destinations.

Starflyer already operates an all-Airbus fleet of seven leased A320s, the first of which was delivered in Toulouse exactly seven years ago. With this aircraft, the airline’s fleet will rise to eight A320s, with another six to be delivered both via lease and direct purchase.

Starflyer commenced operations on March 16, 2006.

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Copyright Photo: Shige Sakaki.Airbus A320-214 JA05MC (msn 4555) taxies across the airfield at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo. A “I fly KIX” sticker promotes Kansai International Airport near Osaka.

Starflyer: AG Slide Show

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StarFlyer to go public in December

StarFlyer (Fukuoka) is finalizing preparations to go public of the Tokyo Stock Exchange around December 20 according to this report by The Mainichi Daily News.

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StarFlyer orders two A320s direct from Airbus

StarFlyer (Fukuoka) has ordered two new Airbus A320s direct from Airbus.

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