The airline was established on 20 June 1967 as Southwest Air Lines and started operations in July 1967. It changed its name in July 1993. It flew Convair 240s until new capital from JAL allowed it to upgrade to NAMC YS-11s, and eventually Boeing 737s. JTA occasionally lends aircraft to JAL in the event of equipment failure. JTA also provides maintenance services for JAL Group Boeing 737-400 aircraft.
About the airline
Japan Transocean Air Co., Ltd. or JTA, is an airline based in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. It operates domestic services. Its main base is Naha Airport. From 1967 until 1993, the airline was known as Southwest Air Lines. JTA owns 69.8% of Ryukyu Air Commuter. The company is owned by Japan Airlines (51.1%), Naha Airport Terminal (17%), Okinawa Prefecture (12.9%) and others (19.1%).
The airline has flight network to all 4 big islands of Japan, including Honshu (Chubu region, Chugoku region, Kansai region and Kanto region), Kyushu (Fukuoka Prefecture), Ryukyu (Okinawa Prefecture) and Shikoku (Ehime Prefecture and Kochi Prefecture).
Japan Transocean Air fleet consists of 9 Boeing 737-400 aircraft, all aircrafts are in full-economy class configuration and the capacity is 150.
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The cheapest flights offered by Japan Transocean Air is for the route Flights from Lisbon to Madrid, and the longest flight is on route Flights from Miami to Cancun which takes 9h 53m.
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