FUKUOKA, 6 March 2019: AirAsia has introduced the first direct service to Fukuoka in Japan from Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur.
The airline serves the route four times a week to Fukuoka on the southernmost island of Kyushu.
AirAsia X Malaysia CEO Benyamin Ismail commented: “More than 156,000 seats per year will be available on this new route, providing guests with the opportunity to book low-cost travel to yet another amazing destination in Japan.”
Since launching flights from Malaysia to Japan in 2010, AirAsia has flown more than 6.5 million passengers between the two countries.
Today, the airline operates international services to Japan from Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Taipei with Malaysian connections to Honolulu in the US operating via Osaka.
To celebrate, AirAsia is offering all-inclusive fares from as low as MYR299* for standard seats and MYR1,099* for the award-winning Premium Flatbed.
Fares are available until 9 March for booking at airasia.com, or via the AirAsia mobile app.
AirAsia BIG Members can also redeem seats on airasiabig.com or the AirAsia BIG app and receive 1,000 Bonus BIG Points** until 9 March 2019, while Vidi is offering an additional 10% off selected travel activities and tours in Fukuoka. Use the discount code ‘FUKUOKA10’ at deals.airasia.com.
AirAsia currently operates close to 110 flights per week, on 12 international and domestic routes across Japan, including its latest route between Nagoya and Taipei, which was only launched last month.