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FDA-VISIT MT FUJI
Formed in 2008 and started operations in 2009. Domestic, scheduled & charter, passenger & cargo, jet airplane services.
Makinohara-shi, 428-8703, Japan
JAPAN WAS ESTABLISHED IN 660, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 377,815, SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 125 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS TOKYO, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGE IS JAPANESE.
August 2008: Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) was established by the Suzuyo Group. (FDA) concluded an agreement with Mandarin Airlines (MDN) whereby (MDN) will provide assistance in the fields of Operations, Marketing, and Maintenance.
February 2009: Embraer E170 (0271, JA01FJ) delivery - - SEE ATTACHED - - "FDA-E170-2009-03."
March 2009: Main Base: Shizuoka airport (FSZ). This airport which is located in the Shizuoka Prefecture, is currently under construction. The delay results from shortening of the runway from 2500 m to 2200 m, due to environmental and noise concerns after the extension was completed in 2006. It is located about 45 km from Hamamatsu, 80 km/50 miles from Mount Fuji, 130 km from Nagoya airport, and 175 km from Tokyo. See: http://www.pref.shizuoka.jp/kuukou
Domestic destinations: Kagoshima; Komatsu (2x-daily); Kumamoto; & Shizuoka.
April 2009: SEE PHOTO - - "FDA-E170-2009-04" at Nagoya Komaki airport.
June 2009: Embraer (EMB) announced the sale of an 84-seat E170 to Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) for delivery next year. (FDA) took delivery of its 2 ordered E170s and expects to launch revenue service next month. (FDA) parent, Suzuyo Group's original order was for 2 firm E170s plus 1 option, but (EMB) said that deal was amended to allow for the purchase of the E170.
E170-100ST (0289, JA02FL), delivery.
July 2009: Started its 1st flight.
August 2009: (IBS) Software Services signed a 5-year contract with Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) to supply its "iFly Res" technology to manage (FDA)'s inventory and reservation system out of Shizuoka.
January 2010: E170 (0304, JA03FJ) delivery.
May 2010: Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) operations include 2x-daily flights to Komatsu and 1x-daily flight each to Kagoshima and Kumamoto from its main base at Shizuoka airport. Last month, it commenced daily flights to Fukuoka and 1 daily flight to Sapporo. Next month, (FDA) will start operations to Matsumoto.
Next month, (FDA) will start code share flights with Japan Airlines Domestic (JAS), between Shinshu to Matsumoto to Fukuoka.
October 2010: Skyworld Aviation placed one ex-Shuttle America Embraer E170 with Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) on behalf of Republic Airways Holdings.
Embraer (EMB) announced it has signed a contract with Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) for an E170, which will have a single-class configuration with 84Y seats. The order also includes an option for 1 additional airplane.
"We are honored that (FDA) has reaffirmed its confidence in the E-Jets family and ordered another Embraer E170," said Embraer Executive VP Airline Market, Paulo César de Souza e Silva.
With this agreement, (FDA) will end 2010 with a total of 5 E-Jets (3 E170s and 1 pre-owned and bought this year) and 2 E175s, according to its website.
October 2010: 2 E170s (0129, JA04FJ; 317, JA05FJ), deliveries.
August 2011: Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) is an independently owned low cost carrier (LCC) based at Shizuoka Mount Fuji Airport (FSZ) in central Japan. Domestic services are operated to Fukuoka; Kagoshima; Komatsu; Kumamoto; Matsumoto; Nagoya; and Sapporo. Other services are planned to Niigata; Sendai; Tokyo, and Toyama. International services to destinations in China, South Korea, and Taiwan are to follow.
Employees = 300.
(IATA) Code: JH. (ICAO) Code: FDA (Callsign - FUJI DREAM).
Parent organization/shareholders: The Suzuyo Group (firstname.lastname@example.org). The Suzuyo Group is a Japanese conglomerate that started in 1801 and today has several businesses, including a logistics company, energy trading, food product and a construction business.
Main Base: Shizuoka Mount Fuji Airport (FSZ).
Hub: Nagoya Airport (NKM).
December 2012: Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) has placed an order for 2 additional Embraer E170s valued at $81.6 million. (FDA), which has now ordered 8 E170-Jets, will use the airplanes to expand its network and services throughout Japan.
The E170s, which will be configured with 84Y seats in a single-class layout, will be equipped with auto-land systems to perform CAT III approaches and land in limited visual conditions.
(FDA) launched operations in July 2009. Prior to its launch, it ordered 2 E170s and added an E170 to its backlog before the end of 2009. In 2010 to 2011, it further increased its order book to include another E170 and 2 more E170s.
(FDA), which has bases in Nagoya and Shizuoka, serves 10 secondary cities in Japan using its 6 E-Jets and has carried >1.3 million passengers to date.
July 2014: Embraer (EMB) announced that Japanís Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) ordered 3 84-seat E175s with 3 options, in an order valued at $256.8 million at current list prices. (FDA) currently operates 8 E170s.
April 2016: See video on Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) (EMB) E-Jets: