Jakarta, (ITN – IndonesiaTouristNews): AirAsia X Indonesia (Flight Code XT) announced today on its latest direct flight route plan that will connect Jakarta, Indonesia with Tokyo Narita, Japan. The scheduled daily flights will begin departing from Terminal 3 of Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Jakarta, Indonesia to Narita International Airport, Tokyo, Japan from May 1, 2018. This route will be served with Airbus A330-300 type aircraft with 377 seats, including 12 seats Flatbed Premium awarded the world’s best award for the category of low-cost airlines.
According to the airline, the opening of the route is related to the high interest of Indonesian tourists to visit the cherry country following the successful launch of a direct route between Bali and Tokyo last year.
AirAsia Group CEO in Indonesia, Dendy Kurniawan said in a press release today, “We hope this route not only provides opportunities for people from both countries to visit each other’s dream destinations, but also affirm the important role of low cost carriers in driving economic growth, through the tourism sector. ” According to AirAsia X Indonesia CEO Captain Sulistyo Nugroho Hanung,” This route is open to welcome more Japanese tourists to explore the charm of Indonesia and realize the number of Indonesian tourists visiting Japan that grew by 30% from the previous year.” * **