IAJ-History

History

Since its founding in 2000, InterAviation Japan has been a leading provider of aviation support services to airlines, governments, business jet operators and the military. We have provided VIP services to the King of Spain and represent numerous foreign airlines in Japan. Our broad service capabilities and representation throughout Japan enable us to provide comprehensive and high-quality service to our business jet clients.

2019
  • Handled diplomatic flights related to G20 Osaka Summit at Kansai Airport (RJBB).
  • Handled diplomatic flight for Russian Government Minister at Haneda Airport (RJTT).
  • Handled JATM charter flights of Angara Airlines (2G / AGU) at Narita Airport (RJAA).
  • Handled aircraft for Saudi Arabian Government Minister at Haneda Airport (RJTT).
  • Commenced turnaround supervisory activity of Aerologic (3S / BOX) at Narita Airport (RJAA).
  • Handled Aviastar Airlines (4B / TUP) special cargo charter flights at Narita Airport (RJAA).
2018
IAJ-with-Ecuadorian-flight-crew
IAJ staff with the Ecuadorian flight crew.
  • Joined Taihei Group and T-Life Holdings, expanding IAJ’s portfolio of services to include travel-related logistics and arrangements.
  • Handled diplomatic flight for Spanish Prime Minister.
  • Implemented aircraft towing service at Haneda Airport (RJTT).
  • Handled special cargo charter flights for Aviastar Airways (4B / TUP).
  • Moved Tokyo office from Hamamatsu to Shiba Minato-ku.
  • Handled special cargo charter flight for a foreign government at New Chitose Airport (RJCC).
  • Commenced full in-house handling of Angara Airlines (2G / AGU).
  • Handled diplomatic flight for the President of Ecuador at Haneda Airport (RJTT).
  • Handled aircraft for the Angolan Prime Minister at Haneda Airport.
  • Opened representative office for Ural Airways (U6 / SVR) in Japan and handled its first flight from Vladivostok to Sapporo’s New Chitose airport (RJCC).
2017
OK-Air
As General Service Agent (GSA) for Okay Airways, IAJ provides passenger service and ground handling at Haneda, Hokodate, and Aomori Airports.
  • Commenced new OKAY Airways (BK / OKA) scheduled service to Aomori (RJSA).
  • Continued operation and handling of Yakutia Airlines (R3 / SYL) scheduled service Narita – Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, and seasonal summer services Kamchatka-Alaska and Russian Far East – Japan.
  • Handled the aircraft for the King of Spain.
  • Continued handling Canadian Air Force flights at Hakodate (RJCH).
  • Secured approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport for Silkair to operate into Japan.
  • Opened representative office for Aerologic (3S / BOX) in Japan, and commenced operation Leipzig-Narita flights.
  • Moved Haneda Airport office to the International Terminal Building.
  • Handled diplomatic flight for the president of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan.
  • Handled special Yakutia Airlines (R3 / SYL) special cargo charter flights
  • Handled international cargo charter flights for Aviatstar Airlines (4B/TUP)
  • Secured approval from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport for Silkway Airlines to operate into Japan
2016
Flight-NRT-UUS
Scheduled charter between Narita and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk in partnership with Yakutia Airlines
  • Handled OKAY Aviation (BK / OKA) scheduled Hakodate service.
  • Inaugurated twice-weekly scheduled charter service between Narita and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk in partnership with Yakutia Airlines (R3 / SYL).
  • Handled of diplomatic flight for Russian government minister.
  • Handled presidential aircraft of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.
  • Continued handling of Angara Airllines (2G, AGU) charter flights to Kansai and Narita.
  • Continued to handle and operate Yakutia Airlines (R3 / SYL) flights, and handled two of its special cargo charter flights.
  • Handled Aviastar Airways (4B / TUP) special cargo charter flights.
2015
Uzbekistan-Airways
IAJ-charted Uzbekistan Airways aircraft with Japanese tourists at Fairbanks International Airport.
  • Opened Japan representative office for Okay Airways (BK / OKA) which inaugurated Tianjin – Tokyo (Haneda) service on December 30.
  • Handled Myanmar VIP-diplomatic flight.
  • Handled flight for the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia.
  • Handled flight for the President of Georgia.
  • Handled Angara Airlines (2G / AGU) charter flights at Narita.
  • Handled Yakutia Airlines (R3 / SYL) special cargo charter flights.
  • Handled Uzbekistan Airlines (HY / UZB), and operated third country charters utilizing its aircraft to operate charters to Alaska from Narita, Kansai, and Nagoya.
  • Moved the Tokyo office from Atago to Hamamatsucho.
  • Opened office at Haneda Airport.
2014
  • Continued to operate Russia and US charter programs with Yakutia Airlines, and represent the carrier in Japan.
  • Handled charter flights to Okinawa by Oren Airlines (R2 / ORB), as well as third-country charter between Fukuoka and Cairns.
2013
IAJ provided RCAF with ground services at HKD for 5 consecutive years.
  • Expanded Yakutia Airlines charter program on the Russian Far East – Japan, and Kamchatka-Alaska routing.
  • Handled TransAero Airlines flights from Russia to Japan, as well as its third-country charter flights from Japan to Cairns, Australia.
  • Concluded agreement to handle Canadian Air Force in Japan.
2010
Vladivostok-Air
IAJ partnered with Vladivostok Air to operate charters between Japan and major Russian Far East cities, as well as from Kamchatka, Russia, to Alaska, USA.
  • IAJ inaugurates passenger handling services to accommodate the increase in frequency of Vladivostok Air scheduled service to Narita International Airport.
  • Handled Vladivostok Air’s summer charter program at airports throughout Japan.
  • Concluded airline services, distributor and representative office agreements with Ukrainian carrier Aerosvit Ukraine Airlines upon arrival of its inaugural flight.
  • Secured approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport for Hawaiian Airlines to operate into Tokyo International Airport (Haneda), which led to a significant increase in the number of international flights operating into the airport.
2009
IPAM-AirRussia.US
InterPacific Aviation and Marketing, Inc/AirRussia.US
  • Handled charter flight by Russian carrier to four Kyushu airports, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Kagoshima.
  • Handled LG Electronics (Korea) business charter aircraft.
  • Signed agency agreement with Dassault to sell Falcon jet aircraft in Japan.
  • Managed and handled Falcon jet demo flight between Haneda and Sendai for the Japanese Coast Guard.
  • Continued handling of Vladivostok Air’s summer charter program at airports throughout Japan.
  • InterPacific Aviation and Marketing, Inc. (AirRussia.US) established in Seattle, United States.
2008
  • Concluded ground-handling agreement with TransAero for handling its new service to Narita airport, and arranged for all government approvals.
  • Handled Vladivostok Air’s summer charter program at airports throughout Japan.
2007
Inter-Logistics-Japan
  • Handled Vladivostok Air’s scheduled service to New Kitakyushu Airport.
  • Handled Vladivostok Air’s summer regional charter program at airports throughout Japan.
  • Handled Dalian Airline’s regional charters throughout Japan.
  • Relocated Tokyo office from Kamiya-cho to Atago.
  • Inter Logistics Japan Co., Ltd. established by spinning off IAJ’s air cargo division.
  • Established representative office in Tokyo for TransAero in order to support the airline’s scheduled service to Japan.
2007
  • Handled Vladivostok Air’s scheduled service to New Kitakyushu Airport.
  • Handled Vladivostok Air’s summer regional charter program at airports throughout Japan.
  • Handled Dalian Airline’s regional charters throughout Japan.
  • Relocated Tokyo office from Kamiya-cho to Atago.
  • Inter Logistics Japan Co., Ltd. established by spinning off IAJ’s air cargo division.
  • Established representative office in Tokyo for TransAero in order to support the airline’s scheduled service to Japan.
2006
  • Handled Vladivostok Air at New Kitakyushu where the airline inaugurated scheduled service.
  • Established regular charter operations on the Tokyo – Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk route in partnership with Vladivostok Air, and handled aircraft at Narita International Airport.
  • Handled Vladivostok Air’s summer regional charter service at airports throughout Japan.
  • Handled Dalian Airlines at Japanese regional airports.
  • Handled scheduled S7 flights at Niigata Airport
2005
  • Handled Vladivostok Air summer charters at various Japanese airports.
  • Commenced handling regular flights at Aomori Airport for Dalian Airlines.
  • Increased handling of freight to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk for the Sakhalin II Oil Development Project, where Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsui & Co. Ltd. have great involvement.
2004
  • Signed a comprehensive business alliance agreement with Siberian Airlines at Niigata Airport.
  • Concluded comprehensive business agreement with Russia’s fourth largest airline KrasAir (7B,KJC), based in Krasnoyarsk, with the intention of developing future scheduled service to Japan and opening a representative and sales office.
  • New IAJ cargo sales department concludes agreement to become Vladivostok Airlines’ freight sales representative in Japan.
2003
  • Signed General Service Agreement with Siberian Airlines (S7), the second largest airline in Russia.
  • Handled the charter aircraft for Japan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Kawaguchi at Haneda Airport while he traveled on official visit to Russia.
  • Facilitated transportation of five sea otters from Kamchatka, Russia, to Sunshine Aquarium, Tokyo, by securing government approval from Russian and Japanese authorities, and handled aircraft at Narita International Airport.
  • Established Japan Air Travel Marketing Co., Ltd. (JATM) to perform independent airline sales and marketing, and opened office in Tokyo’s Minato Ward. Mr. Shinichi Takayama assumed office as representative director.
  • Handling of Vladivostok Air summer charters for Vladivostok Air.
  • Handled Siberian Airlines summer charter flights to Tokyo and Niigata.
2002
  • Concluded GSA agreement with Canada’s second-largest air carrier, Air Transat Co.
  • Handled Vladivostok Air charter flight flights Kushiro, Nagoya, Fukui, Okayama, Kochi, Kansai, Nanki Shirahama, Takamatsu, Izumo, Tottori, Hiroshima, Fukuoka.
  • Signed a agreement with the Exxon Neftegas air transport division to represent the company in Japan.
  • Handled China Rainbow Jet at Narita International Airport.
  • Commended handling of new Samsung Boeing Business Jet (BBJ).
2001
  • Kiyohito Kiyomori, former director of Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., became the first representative director.
  • Opened Narita airport office and obtained permission from Narita Airport Corporation to operate on airport premises.
  • Signed an exclusive handling contract for Gulfstream V owned by Mac Holding Co.
  • Commenced handling of scheduled flights by Vladivostok Air and Uzbekistan Airlines at Kansai Airport.
  • Handled Vladivostok Air charter flights operating to New Chitose, Sendai, Nagoya, Okayama, Kochi, Fukui, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, and Kitakyushu.
  • Concluded contract to handle Exxon Neftegas flights operating on the Sakhalin-Hokkaido route.
  • Handled the diplomatic flight for the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan at Narita Airport
2000

InterAviation Japan established.