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AirAsia X marks Honolulu Inaugural flight

by on June 29, 2017
 

AirAsia X’s Kuala Lumpur-Honolulu Inaugural flight marks the airline’s successful maiden entry into the US. With an almost full load of passengers, Flight D7 001 flew into Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport around lunchtime on 28th June 2017.

Welcoming guests at the celebration, AirAsia X Chairperson Rafidah Aziz, hinted that more US destinations may be on the way.

… This landmark route to Hawaii is a bold new chapter in that quest to help more people travel farther for less. This is just the beginning, soon our guests will be able to enjoy flights to even more destinations in the US as we continue to grow our international footprint.

Promotions follow Honolulu Inaugural flight

With a choice of four flights weekly, this is your chance to pick up a good deal to visit this Pacific Paradise. Pick up a one-way, all-in ticket starting from MYR 899 for a standard seat. If you prefer extra comfort and all the add-ins, a one-way Premium Flatbed seat is available from MYR 2,999.

The promotional fares are available from airasia.com until 2nd July for travel between 1st October 2017 and 28th August 2018.

Passengers transiting in Osaka do not require a Japanese visa during the two-hour stopover, but you do need to clear security with any carry-on luggage or belongings before returning to your seat.

Not in Kuala Lumpur?   Make use of AirAsia’s Fly-Thru service to connect through to Honolulu from other cities within the AirAsia and AirAsia X flight network.

Why visit Honolulu?

Hawaii’s nickname ‘Paradise of the Pacific’ is well earned. This grouping of eight islands is located the heart of the Pacific Ocean and is the only US state located in Oceania. 

Enjoy the stunning beaches, including the world-renowned Waikiki Beach, the unique indigenous culture and the stunning and varied natural beauty of the different islands. 

Honolulu is the capital city, located on Hawaii’s most populous island O’ahu. It’s a modern city with a great mix of island charms.

…. We are deeply honoured AirAsia X has chosen Honolulu as its initial destination to expand service in the United States and appreciate how this route strengthens our ties with the people and culture of Malaysia. … (travellers from) Kuala Lumpur and Osaka will enjoy the convenience of this direct service and how it connects them with the welcoming aloha spirit of the Hawaiian culture, the spectacular natural beauty of our islands, and the diversity of Asia Pacific influences. George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority

Flight Schedule: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL) to Honolulu, Hawaii (HNL) via Osaka, Japan (KIX)

Flight No. Departure Arrival Days of Service
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Osaka (KIX) D7 001 1400 hrs (2pm) 2125 hrs (9.25pm) Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Osaka (KIX) – Honolulu (HNL) D7 001 2325 hrs (11.25pm) 1230 hrs (12.30pm) Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Honolulu (HNL) – Osaka (KIX) D7 002 1600 hrs (4pm) 2025 hrs (8.25pm) Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
Osaka (KIX) – Kuala Lumpur (KUL) D7 002 2200 hrs (10pm) 0400 hrs (4am) Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
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