Toa Airways

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Toa Airways
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Founded30 November 1953 (1953-11-30)
Ceased operations15 May 1971 (1971-05-15)
(merged with Japan Domestic Airlines to form Toa Domestic Airlines)
Headquarters Hiroshima, Japan

Toa Airways (東亜航空, Tōa Kōkū) was a Japanese airline and the predecessor of Japan Air System. Founded on November 30, 1953, [1] it merged with Japan Domestic Airlines on May 15, 1971, to form Toa Domestic Airlines, which went on to become Japan Air System. [2]



A Toa Airways NAMC YS-11 at Osaka International Airport, Japan in 1971. TOA Airways Dong Ya Hang Kong YS-11A.JPG
A Toa Airways NAMC YS-11 at Osaka International Airport, Japan in 1971.
former Toa Airways DH114 preserved in Hiroshima as an advertising sign Tawron04.JPG
former Toa Airways DH114 preserved in Hiroshima as an advertising sign

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  1. Information about Toa Airways at the Aviation Safety Network
  2. "Company Information." Japan Air System . November 6, 1999. Retrieved on February 9, 2009.
  3. Gero, David (2006). "The 1970s". Aviation Disasters: The World’s Major Civil Airliner Crashes Since 1950. Sutton Publishing. ISBN   0750931469.