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AirAsia Japan set for August take-off


AirAsia Japan, the newest low-cost carrier (LCC) based in Narita International Airport, is set to launch domestic operations on 1 August with daily flights to Fukuoka, Okinawa and Sapporo.

Kazuyuki Iwakata, CEO, AirAsia Japan said; “In less than one year since the establishment of AirAsia Japan, we are pleased to launch three domestic destinations. The 84 weekly flights are expected to help meet demand from business and leisure travellers between, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Okinawa and Tokyo.”

AirAsia Group CEO, Tony Fernandes said; “[This] marks the

CEO Tony Fernandes marks the "beginning of a revolution

in Japanese domestic market. With Japan’s aviation market undergoing rapid transformation and developments, we are confident that we will derive excellent load factors and stimulate tourism.”