November 28, 2022

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AirAsia X Resumes Flight to Tokyo Haneda

AirAsia X (AAX) resumed its flight to Tokyo (Haneda) on 7th November 2022 following the full reopening of the country’s border for international tourism.

The thrice-weekly flights will be the airline’s first flight to Japan post-pandemic, ahead of its second route launch to Sapporo (Shin-Chitose) in December.

In commemoration of the service resumption, AAX celebrated the flight with a send-off ceremony at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (klia2) with fun activities and giveaways for the guests.

Benyamin Ismail, CEO of AirAsia X said: “Japan is a core destination and we are thrilled to return to Tokyo as it has always been one of our most popular routes. In 2019, we carried about 275,210 guests to/from Tokyo and with this service resumption, we look forward to carrying over 230,000 additional visitor seats annually through Malaysia and Japan. This will not only boost tourism and the economy between the two countries but also provide greater value for everyone in the region travelling to Tokyo. 

“The resumption of services to Tokyo signifies our commitment to accelerating our growth as a mid-range airline. This is only the first of several routes to Japan that will be in service, including to Sapporo (Shin-Chitose) in December and Osaka next year. Our Malaysian guests love Japan but not only that, we have significant fly through connectivity via Kuala Lumpur to Japan including from Australia and more.

“As demand increases, we will also be adding more flights to Tokyo gradually in the future to meet strong forecast demand.”

AAX is also offering great value fares from Kuala Lumpur to Tokyo (Haneda) from RM699 all-in one way for economy and from RM2,599 on Premium Flatbed. Fares are available for booking for the travel period between now till 30 March 2024.

Flight Schedule between Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo (Haneda)

We flew to Tokyo Haneda twice with AirAsia X in the past on our personal trips. It is a direct flight and it is pretty convenient as Tokyo Haneda airport is nearer to the city than Narita Airport.

One important thing is this is a night flight and hence we highly recommend everyone to get a hotel nearby the Tokyo Haneda Airport.

We recently wrote Top 10 Hotels near Haneda Airport Tokyo Japan and you can check out the hotels at: https://www.placesandfoods.com/2022/10/top-10-hotels-near-haneda-airport-tokyo-japan.html

Well, the good news is AirAsia X Resumes Flight to Tokyo Haneda and we can’t wait to travel to Japan again soon!

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