Aerobiz Supersonic

Aerobiz Supersonic
a game by Koei
Genres: Strategy/War, Simulation
Platforms: Sega GenesisGenesis, SNESSNES
Editor Rating: 6.9/10, based on 6 reviews
User Rating: 7.3/10 - 3 votes
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Aerobiz Supersonic
Aerobiz Supersonic
Aerobiz Supersonic
Aerobiz Supersonic

Ever wanted to run your own airport? Hire staff, maintain the planes, custom-paint an airplane? Koei gives you the chance to prove your mettle as an airline tycoon, but you may find that you like dog-fighting more.

Mind Your Own Business

In Aerobiz Supersonic, you get your wings ruffled right away. You buy planes, negotiate for routes between major destinations, and send your salesman out to drum up business. You also maintain budgets for advertising, maintenance, and repair.

ProTip: Pick a destination on one of the coasts for better success.

You make the tough decisions, like who to buy planes from and when to let employees go. Unfortunately, this isn't as fun as it sounds.

The graphics aren't spectacular, but some minor touches liven up the game. You'll never forget the sight of your brand-new planes being towed into your very own hangar.

The music sounds like the average airline fare, and there are few sound effects. You probably don't want to hear an engine exploding or the screech of twisting metal and you won't in this game.

An icon-based menu drives everything. The icons aren't readily understandable, so you'll need the manual.

Bumpy Flight

This game isn't for everyone. The plodding pace guarantees that you're in for one long stopover. But if you know how to fly the not-so-friendly skies of the airline business, then Aerobiz Supersonic is for you.

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System requirements:

  • PC compatible
  • Operating systems: Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/2000/Vista/WinXP
  • Game modes: Single game mode

Player controls:

  • Up, Down, Left, Right - Arrow keys
  • Start - Enter (Pause, Menu select, Skip intro, Inventory)
  • "A" Gamepad button - Ctrl (usually Jump or Change weapon)
  • "B" button - Space (Jump, Fire, Menu select)
  • "C" button - Left Shift (Item select)

Use the F12 key to toggle mouse capture / release when using the mouse as a controller.


System requirements:

  • PC compatible
  • Operating systems: Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/2000/Vista/WinXP
  • Pentium II (or equivalent) 266MHz (500MHz recommended), RAM: 64MB (128MB recommended), DirectX v8.0a or later must be installed

Game Reviews

While Aerobiz was a fun introduction into the world of the airline industry, Aerobiz Supersonic takes it to a whole new level. The second title in this high-flying series has added features and more in-depth gameplay that makes this the ultimate business simulation.

You have just been elected as the CEO of a brand new airline company that must compete against 3 other airlines for global dominance. Set up new routes, buy businesses, and manage all your resources including planes, cashflow, and company representatives.

You can set your routes, choosing from more than 80 domestic and international destinations while also buying supersonic jets. As your profit margins grow, you can also invest in other ventures like golf courses, amusement parks, and concert halls all things that will attract more visitors thereby increasing air travel. But things aren’t always easy; you’ll have to deal with emergencies like hijackings and disgruntled employees, but your executive board is always on stand-by for those times when you just don’t know what to do.

The basic premise of the game is the same as that of the original Aerobiz, but this time you have more planes to choose from, more city airports spanned over 7 different global regions, and 4 different time period scenarios complete with historically accurate political relationships and events.

Do you have what it takes to make your company fly high? Or will it crash and burn? In Aerobiz Supersonic, the sky’s the limit when it comes to success.

Aerobiz Supersonic features:

  • Features 89 destinations to choose from
  • Side ventures like concert halls and golf courses
  • A executive board offers advice and solutions to problems
  • Real-world concerns like bad weather and terrorism to deal with
  • Four eras of aviation history to choose from.

Aerobiz Supersonic (Air Management II: Koukuu Ou wo Mesaze in Japan)) is a business simulation game released by Koei in August 1994, available on the Super Nintendo and the Mega Drive/Genesis. It is a semi-sequel to Koei's previous airline simulation game, Aerobiz.

In the game, which is essentially the same as its predecessor, the player is the CEO of a start-up international airline. The player competes with three other such companies (either AI-controlled or other players) for dominance in the worldwide travel industry. Such dominance is obtained by purchasing slots in various airports around the world, and flying routes to and from those slots. Once a route is created, the player has control of what type of planes fly the route, the price of airfare, and numerous other variables.

Though not a great commercial success in its initial release, the game gained a cult following, in part due to its appearance on the Sega Channel. In recent times, it has become a staple amongst users of video game emulators.

Planes in Aerobiz Supersonic

  • Concorde
  • Airbus A300
  • Airbus A320
  • Airbus A300-600
  • Airbus A310
  • Airbus A330
  • Airbus A340
  • Boeing 707
  • Boeing 727
  • Boeing 737
  • Boeing 747
  • Boeing 757
  • Boeing 767
  • Boeing 777
  • Ilyushin Il-14
  • Ilyushin Il-62
  • Ilyushin Il-86
  • Ilyushin Il-96
  • Lockheed L-1049
  • Lockheed L-1011
  • Douglas DC-6
  • Douglas DC-8
  • Douglas DC-9
  • Douglas DC-10
  • Douglas MD-80
  • Douglas MD-11
  • Tupolev Tu-104
  • Tupolev Tu-124
  • Tupolev Tu-134
  • Tupolev Tu-154
  • Tupolev Tu-144
  • Tupolev Tu-204
  • Caravelle
  • Vickers Viscount

Fictional/Futuristic Planes

  • Douglas MD-12
  • Douglas MD-100

If you enjoy business simulations, Aerobiz Supersonic will keep you entertained for hours. If you think console games are all simple because of hardware limitations, Aerobiz Supersonic will help change that perception. There is a greater range of planes in the game than in most similar PC titles (such as Air Bucks), and the range of decisions you can make is excellent.

Do you like flying? Have you ever dreamed of having a successful airline business and being able to control your financial freedom? If so, then this is the game for you. In this sequel to Aerobiz, you are in control and the CEO of your very own airline business. This single player game allows you to create various scenarios and economic situations such as the control of how much to charge for flights, as well as, which airports to have your airlines arrive and depart from. You also have the ability to choose which airplanes will fly to various destinations. This 1994 release is a game you can enjoy at any age. It started to take flight and become a favorite after it achieved a popular rating on the Sega Channel. Created by Koei, this game is compatible with the SNES, Sega Mega Drive, and Sega Genesis gaming systems. So, sit back, grab your control, and allow this game to take you to new heights as you experience the friendly skies.

Snapshots and Media

Sega Genesis/Mega Drive Screenshots

SNES/Super Nintendo/Super Famicom Screenshots

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