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AirAsia X Aims To Growth North Asia Market


KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3- AirAsia X Bhd, the long-haul, low-cost affiliate of AirAsia Group, aims to grow the North Asia market, in particular Japan and South Korea.

In a statement today, Chief Executive Officer, Azran Osman-Rani, said the airline saw high growth potential and the opportunity for it to become a market leader.

AirAsia-PlaneHe said the airline will be looking at significant growth in its Japan network by increasing the number of flights into the country by year-end.


“Japan is one of our core markets in Asia-Pacific and we are confident it will continue to grow.

“Since its inception, AirAsia X has carried over nine million passengers and we have seen an average passenger load of 85 per cent to Tokyo and 81 per cent to Osaka,” he said.

Meanwhile, AirAsia X said flights from here to Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul and Busan will operate as schedule.

AirAsia X said it currently operated daily flights to Tokyo and Seoul and four-time weekly flights to Osaka and Busan.