ORENAIR began to perform flight charter program en-route Fukuoka (Japan) – Cairns (Australia). The customer of these flights is one leading Japanese travel company Japan Air Travel Marketing (JATM) in association with a company dealing with aviation services InterAviation Japan. Flights to Australia will be operated as a part of traditional program, which is organized by the Education Committee of Fukuoka and Ōita Prefecture for Japanese high-school-children. It is a traditional program for Japanese schools, which send their students abroad for foreign language and culture studying.
«Cooperation between Japan Air Travel Marketing and JSC «Orenburg Airlines» became possible thanks to positive reputation of the airline which proved as a safe, reliable carrier and a flexible partner. Besides «Orenburg Airlines» is rather competitive in comparison with others, not only with Russian, but also with foreign carriers», - representatives of JATM company note.
The airline operated the first direct flight from Japan to Australia on October 6, 2014. It is worth noting that all members of cabin crew of this international flight passed additional training according to passenger service standards, and also a course on aviation safety. Flights from Fukuoka to Cairns will be operated on the long-haul unit Boeing 777-200ER, during flight hot meals and drinks will be offered for passengers. Flight time en specified route is about 7 hours.
The history of the airline «Orenburg airlines» (ORENAIR) dates back to 1932. For 82 years a small squadron grew into one of the 10 prosperous airlines of the Russian Federation. In 2010 the airline ORENAIR became a member of Aeroflot Group. The airline has an international status and its own aircraft fleet of different classes and technical complex. The flight geography of the airline includes more than 255 charter flight destinations, 10 international destinations and 15 domestic destinations for scheduled flights.
Japan Air Travel Marketing (JATM)
Japanese travel company of the first category, IATA active member and JATA-Japan Air Travel Marketing (JATM) being a part of group of companies of aviation services InterAviation Japan takes the leading position at the Japanese market on the tourist activity directed on Russia and the CIS countries. Annually it sends more than 20 thousand Japanese tourists and accepts some thousands of Russians in Japan, within the last 10 years it steadily increases amounts of works on the organization of charter transportations from Japan not only to the Russian Federation, but also to the third countries, including sale and complex service of charter flights.