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AirAsia X restarts direct flights to Busan South Korea

February 5, 20233 minute read
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AirAsia X (AAX) direct flights to Busan, South Korea  from Kuala Lumpur to Busan resume with the inaugural flight taking off on 3rd February 2023. This re-connects  the popular destination, the largest coastal city in the country, with Southeast Asia and beyond.

Direct flights to Busan resume

The inaugural flight departed from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (klia2) at 2:10 am, landing at Gimhae International Airport at 9:00 am the same morning. In celebration of the service recommencement, all passengers on the inaugural flight were waved off by AAX Board of Directors member, Dato’ Fam Lee Ee and AAX Malaysia CEO Benyamin Ismail. Upon landing in Busan, they were welcomed by representatives of Busan Tourism Organisation (BTO).

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Goodie bags for all on the inaugural flight.

As the airline’s 15th destination and the second in South Korea, the three-weekly flights to/from Busan are important, stimulating new demand and strengthening AAX market leadership in North Asia. Apart from good value fares, the service drives greater competition in the market.

… We are excited to restart this historically very popular route and proud to be the only airline in Malaysia operating direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Busan, a city of many tourism drawcards. AirAsia X Malaysia CEO Benyamin Ismail

Promo Fares

To celebrate the return to one of its most popular destinations AAX is offering great value all-in* one-way fares between Kuala Lumpur (KUL) and Busan (PUS) from RM539/KRW139,000 for economy or RM1,999/KRW499,000 all-in one way for Premium Flatbed. *All-in fares inclusive of airport taxes, fuel surcharges and any other applicable charges. Terms and conditions apply.

Book by 19th February 2023 for travel between 3rd February 2023 and 28th October 2023.

Flight schedule between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  and Busan, South Korea :

Route Flight No Departure Arrival Days of Service
Kuala Lumpur – Busan D7518 0210am 09.15am Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Busan – Kuala Lumpur D7 519 10.35am 15:55 (3.15pm)

All times are local

direct flights to Busan

Busan is named one of the ‘Top 25 Best Travel Destinations in the World in 2023’ by National Geographic for its vibrant cultural city and stunning tourist offerings. Busan Tourism Organisation looks forward to working with AAX to boost the tourism revival in Busan and attract passengers from not only Malaysia but from other Southeast Asian countries.

…. We would like to congratulate AAX on this exclusive route connecting Kuala Lumpur with Busan. The recommencement of this service supports our mission to build a sustainable tourism foundation focusing on flying our most popular routes first, supporting the city of Busan which is renowned for its local history, culture, cuisine and arts. President of Busan Tourism Organisation Jung-Sil Lee

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