KL-Bound Airasia X Flight Diverted To Okinawa
February 26, 2018 20:29 PM
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 26 (Bernama) -- A Kuala Lumpur-bound AirAsia X flight from Tokyo has been diverted to Okinawa due to a technical issue, AirAsia X said in a statement today.
The low-cost airline said Flight D7 523, which departed Tokyo on Sunday (Feb 25), landed safely in Okinawa at 0259 hours (GMT +9 local time) on Feb 26 with 369 passengers and 10 crew on board.
It said a rescue flight would be launched from Kuala Lumpur and all the passengers would be transferred to Flight D7 689.
Flight D7 689 was scheduled to depart Okinawa at 2130 hours on Feb 26 and arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 0200 hours on Feb 27, it said.
"All necessary assistance is being provided to guests on board and they will be kept updated on the new departure time," it said.