July 22, 2014
Nordic Aviation Capital signs LOI with Amakusa Airlines for Japan’s first ATR 42-600
Nordic Aviation Capital rounded off a successful week at the Farnborough Airshow with the signing of a Letter of Intent with Japan’s Amakusa Airlines for a sole ATR 42-600. When the Kumamoto Prefecture based regional airline accepts the aircraft in the fourth quarter of 2015, it will become the first ATR 42 operator in Japan. Established in 1998, Amakusa Airlines provides regular scheduled regional services connecting the Amakusa City off the coast of mainland Kyushuu in southwestern Japan to large cities to such destinations as Kumamoto, Fukuoka and Osaka, offering up to 10 frequencies daily.