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AirAsia Philippines now flies Tokyo via Narita, offers ‘Red Hot Sale’ from as low as P22 one-way base fare


AirAsia Philippines successfully opened its Tokyo via Narita route in time for the various festivities in Japan this ‘month of love’, offering a P22 one-way base fare to Tokyo as part of the 2.2 Red Hot Sale.

With 84 percent load factor, its maiden flight took off at the NAIA Terminal 3 at 4:15 am and arrived at Narita International Airport at 9:45 am (Japan Standard Time). Its return flight departed Narita at 11:25 am and landed at NAIA T3 at 2:55 pm (local time).

The daily Tokyo via Narita flight which was the second top-selling international destination for January 2023 is expected to revitalize Japan as among AirAsia’s top destinations in East Asia.

The 2.2 Red Hot Sale is available for booking until February 5 for a travel period extending from now until October 11, 2023. Other international destinations on sale include Osaka, Taipei, Hong Kong, Bali, Kaohsiung, and Caticlan, Tagbilaran, Bacolod, Cagayan, and Iloilo for domestic routes.

AirAsia Philippines Chief Executive Officer Ricky Isla said: “Our maiden flight to Tokyo is just one of the many regional destinations we plan to open this first quarter of the year, as we aim to fully restore our international capacity in coming months. Our commitment has always been about empowering Filipinos by providing them with best value deals to fulfill their travel goals.”

Meanwhile, the airline is also introducing its biggest baggage offering at 60 kilograms wherein from as low as P1,280 for domestic and P2,760 for international, guests may now check-in as much baggage as they want, as long as it is within the weight limit. This breakthrough baggage option can be purchased on all AirAsia channels – website, Super App, and via accredited travel agents.

For passengers with existing AirAsia flights, the 60KG baggage can still be purchased via Manage My Booking up to 4 hours before the flight. Meanwhile, guests can still avail of the usual other weight options – 20KG, 25KG, 30KG, and 40KG.

Itchie G. Cabayan
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