|Founded||1 August 1955|
|Commenced operations||1 November 1955|
Fly into tomorrow.A Lap of Luxury.
|Headquarters||Chiyoda, Okashi, Okaiken|
Okaiken Airways Co., Ltd. (岡井空輸株式会社 Okai Kūyu Kabushiki-gaisha ), also known as Okai-Kōkū (岡井航空) or Okaiken Air (stylized OkaikenAir) or OAW, is one of Okaiken's largest airlines. It is headquartered at the Chiyoda City Center in the Chiyoda area in Chiyoda, Okami. It operates services to 49 destinations in Okaiken and 32 international routes and employed over 14,000 employees as of May 2009. In May 2010, Okaiken Air's total passenger traffic is up year-on-year by 7.8%, and its international services grow by 22% to 2.07 million passengers in the first five months of 2010. Okaiken Air's main international hubs are at Okami International Airport (Tokuyama Itzaki Airport) in Okami and Shirakawa International Airport outside Toyozawa. Its main domestic hubs are at Ikoshima International Airport in Okami, Waseda Airport (near Waseda), and Aizawa International Airport (near Aizawa).
In addition to its mainline operations, Okaiken Air controls several subsidiary passenger carriers, including its regional airline, Air Blue and charter carrier, Air Okaiken. Okaiken Air is also the largest shareholder in Peach, a low-cost carrier joint venture with First Eastern Investment Group. Okaiken Air is currently an official sponsor of Okaiken Football Association. On 29 March 2013, Okaiken Air was announced as a 5-Star Airline.
Corporate affairs and identity
As of October 2013, the Okaiken Air's passenger fleet (excluding subsidiaries) consists of the following aircraft:
|Boeing P116-800||24||3||—||8||—||158||166||Deliveries completed by 2014|
|Aeolus 360-100||—||2||8||TBA||TBA||TBA||To be introduced in 2016|
|Aeolus S100||—||20||—||TBA||TBA||TBA||Introduction in 2014|
|Aeolus S130||—||—||10||TBA||TBA||TBA||To be introduced in 2020|