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AirAsia X to Launch Flights to Nagoya, JapanNov 19 (Tue ), 2013
AirAsia X is to launch flights between Nagoya’s Chubu Centrair International Airport and Kuala Lumpur from 17 March 2014.
AirAsia X will operate the route with four weekly flights into Nagoya, Japan.
The airline currently operates daily flights to Tokyo (Haneda) and four weekly flights to Osaka (Kansai) from Kuala Lumpur.
To celebrate, AirAsia X is offering special fares from as low as MYR199 (JPY6 990) in Economy and MYR699 (JPY 24 900) in Premium to Nagoya.
Bookings are available online from 19 to 24 November 2013 for travel between 17 March and 5 August 2014.
“This marks another milestone for AirAsia X and reiterates our expansion commitment in the key markets we operate in with the Asia Pacific Region. With the addition of Nagoya, guests will have more travel options to explore Japan, and we believe Nagoya being a scenic and historical destination will be a popular tourist destination. We have carried over half a million passengers to and from Japan. Japan contributed over 14% of our total revenue in the first half of 2013,” said Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of AirAsia X. “Nagoya is strategically located just 50 minutes from Osaka and 1 hour 40 minutes from Tokyo via train. Guests may soon fly direct to Nagoya, and take a train to the metropolitan and capital city of Japan; Tokyo or visit the commercial centre of Japan, Osaka in the Kansai region and return from any of the ports we serve in Japan. Nagoya has much to offer, be it for families or even the back packers, the choices of attractions are endless.”
Fly-Thru routes available from Nagoya are: Adelaide, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney in Australia; Kochi in India; Bali, Bandung, Jakarta, Medan and Surabaya in Indonesia; Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Langkawi and Penang in Malaysia; Singapore; Taipei in Taiwan; Bangkok and Phuket in Thailand; and Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam.