AirAsia Japan To Launch Nagoya-Sapporo Route From Oct 29
October 16, 2017 15:35 PM
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16 (Bernama) -- AirAsia Japan, the Japanese affiliate of the world's best low-cost carrier, will commence its maiden service from Nagoya to Sapporo this Oct 29.
In a statement today, AirAsia Japan said, the twice-daily service would connect AirAsia Japan's main hub in Nagoya to the capital of northern Hokkaido prefecture.
Its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Osamu Hata, said to celebrate the occasion, AirAsia would offer its guests a special promotional one-way fare from only five yen (100 yen = RM3.77) from Oct 17-22 for travel between Oct 29, 2017 and March 24, 2018.
"The airline is honoured to be the first to be based in Nagoya's Chubu Centrair International Airport.
"AirAsia Japan is committed to connecting as many guests as possible at low fares to AirAsia's extensive network, as well as bridging communities and cultures for the benefit of the local economy," he said.
Meanwhile, AirAsia Group CEO, Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, said with the route launch, AirAsia would spearhead the low-cost experience in Japan.
"With new partners who share our vision, I have no doubt that AirAsia is poised to become an important part of how people fly in Japan," he said.
AirAsia Japan is a joint-venture between AirAsia Bhd, Rakuten Inc, Octave Japan Infrastructure Fund I GK, Noevir Holdings Co Ltd and Alpen Co Ltd.
The airline operates two A320-200 aircraft from its hub at Nagoya's Chubu Centrair International Airport.