This article was written by and first published on mba.aero on April 12, 2018.


Leading up to the 7th Annual Japan Airfinance Conference, mba generated a brief analysis of the Aviation Market in Japan using data from REDBOOK’s recently launched STAR Fleet.

Here are some of the insights derived from the report or click to download the full analysis:

  • Currently 717 aircraft are operated by Japanese carriers
  • 21% of aircraft operated in Japan are leased
  • 62% of the country’s fleet is operated by the top two carriers

Bar Chart Illustrating the Competitive Landscape in Japan

  • In 2017, there were 1,101K frequencies and 201.4M seats (each way) recorded in Japan

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