Airline will be first foreign low-cost carrier serving Haneda airport from Dec 9
AirAsia X will begin flights to Haneda airport in
The airline plans to mount three weekly flights and it will be the first foreign low-cost carrier serving the airport that is expected to open for international flights in late October.
Asashi newspaper in
AirAsia X chief executive officer Azran Osman-Rani declined to reveal any pricing when contacted yesterday by StarBiz. But the market is abuzz with talk that the introductory price could range from RM99 to RM199.
Azran said that flying to
Three flights per week may be too few for AirAsia X but for now the airline does not have much of a choice.
It is learnt that the Japanese authorities had accorded seven rights and the Malaysian authorities awarded three each to AirAsia X and MAS, and one to Transmile.
MAS will introduce three flights a week between Kota Kinabalu and Haneda from Nov 15.
Haneda airport is the main domestic hub for
To beat potential competition from six foreign low-cost carriers from
ANA has inked a deal with