AirAsia X to increase frequency from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon, Korea
AirAsia X has said it will increase its current flights to double daily services from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul (Incheon), Korea in 2014.
The carrier will increase its current flights to Incheon from seven flights weekly to 11 flights a week, effective July 2nd, 2014.
The airline will commence double daily services from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul (Incheon) from December 2nd, 2014 onwards.
Azran Osman-Rani, chief executive, AirAsia X said: “Overall, the airline has carried over half a million passengers to and from its Korean routes since it began operations in Korea in 2010.
“Korea contributes over eight per cent of the airline’s total revenue, with an average of 83 per cent passenger load this year.”
“We are delighted to announce the additional flight options between Kuala Lumpur and Seoul from daily to 11 flights weekly by July and to double daily services by December next year.
“Our flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul have performed extremely well and the x-tra flight services will help meet increasing demand, provide guests with a greater choice of travel times and enable us to offer improved flight connections across our network and that of the AirAsia Group.”
Guests may also opt for other exciting fly-thru deals that include services from AirAsia X other destinations such as from Korea to Melbourne, Sydney and Perth via the Kuala Lumpur hub.
The Fly-thru service allows guests to seamlessly purchase two flight sectors and connect via Kuala Lumpur.
“AirAsia X will remain committed to Korea next year as it is one of our core markets in the Asia Pacific region.
“Our expansion plans will materialise further when we establish our hub in Thailand, receive seven more aircraft and move into the new KLIA2 airport next year,” concluded Azran.