AIRASIA X, the longhaul affiliate of Malaysia-based LCC AirAsia, has launched four-weekly flights from Kuala Lumpur to Osaka, the carrier’s second destination in Japan after Tokyo and sixteenth overall.
Speaking at the official launch ceremony, Azran Osman-Rani, CEO, AirAsia X, said: “Brand affinity for the AirAsia X brand remains at an all time high, with demand also returning to pre-tsunami levels.”
“The route would be a strong feeder for our guests intending to connect onwards either domestically or internationally from Osaka.”
“Similarly, guests from Japan and surrounding regions would be able to fly into Kuala Lumpur and connect onwards to AirAsia’s network of over 165 routes in South-east Asia and beyond,” he added.
To coincide with the launch, AirAsia X is offering special introductory all-in fares from as low as RM199 (US$63) for a one-way Kuala Lumpur-Osaka ticket. The offer is valid for online bookings made from now till December 11, for immediate travel from now till March 31, 2012.