AirAsia X Launches Hawai’i Flights

by Kimberly Krol

May 30, 2018
eFlyer News

AirAsia X will operate seven flights a week to Honolulu (HNL) from Kuala Lumpur (KUL), via Osaka (ITM), beginning Aug. 16.

AirAsia X currently operates four flights a week between the destinations, with one stop in the Japanese city. Those transiting in Osaka do not need a Japanese visa during the two-hour stopover and can return to their seats on the flight after clearing security with any carry-on luggage or other belongings.

Travellers can also make use of AirAsia’s Fly-Thru service to connect from Honolulu to other cities within AirAsia and AirAsia X’s extensive flight network.

To celebrate, travellers can take advantage of limited sale fares to Honolulu through June 3, for travel Aug. 18, 2018–Aug. 13, 2019. Sale fares for the award-winning Premium Flatbed are also available. Learn more.

“Our maiden entry to Honolulu last year with amazing low fares has stimulated demand and generated tremendous interest from the Southeast Asia region,” said Barry Klipp, group head of commercial, AirAsia X. “In less than a year, the market has grown exponentially and we are pleased to offer daily departing flights from Kuala Lumpur to Honolulu to meet growing demand and provide a welcome boost for tourism in both regions.

“We remain the only low cost carrier in the world to offer 180 degree lie-flat bed which provide the best low cost premium experience in the sky, for a similar cost of an economy seat on a full service carrier on a similar one-stop route.”

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