AirAsia PH opens Tokyo service

AirAsia Philippines this Wednesday, Feb. 1, opened its Tokyo via Narita route, with an 84 percent load factor on its maiden flight.

The flight took off from 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 was the budget carrier’s second top-selling international destination for January 2023.

The service is expected to revitalize Japan among AirAsia’s top destinations in East Asia.

“Our maiden flight to Tokyo is just one of many regional destinations we plan to open this first quarter of the year as we fully restore our international capacity in coming months,” announced AirAsia Philippines Chief Executive Officer Ricky Isla.


As a welcome promo, the airline is offering a P22 one-way base fare to Tokyo as part of its 2.2 Red Hot Sale.

Other international destinations on sale include Osaka, Taipei, Hong Kong, Bali, Kaohsiung, and Caticlan, Tagbilaran, Bacolod, Cagayan, and Iloilo for domestic routes.

The 2.2 Red Hot Sale is available for booking until February 5 for a travel period extending from now until October 11, 2023.

To take things to the next level, AirAsia Philippines is also introducing its biggest baggage offering at 60 kilograms.

For P1,280 for domestic and P2,760 for international, guests can now check-in as much baggage as they want, as long as it is within the weight limit.

The 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.

Philippines AirAsia, Inc. (PAA) doing business as (dba) AirAsia Philippines (with flight code Z2) flies to a total of 15 domestic destinations and 15 international destinations as of April 2022.

It was officially launched as the fourth Airline Operations Center (AOC) of the AirAsia group in 2012.

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