New Japanese regional start-up carrier Link Airs has applied for operational licence with Japan’s MLIT. In the application, the ATR72-600 operator plans to operate following routes from Spring 2014.
3 daily Fukuoka – Matsuyama
5 daily Fukuoka – Miyazaki
2 daily Kitakyushu – Matsuyama
The airline also plans to start Kitakyushu – Miyazaki service once it receives 3rd ATR aircraft, as well as increasing operation on Fukuoka – Miyazaki route. The carrier positions itself as “regional low-cost carrier”, but will offer complimentary snacks and refreshments.