AirAsia X Launches Flights Between Kuala
Lumpur and Jeju, South Korea
AirAsia X has launched Airbus A330-300 flights
between Kuala Lumpur and Jeju International Airport in South
AirAsia X will operate the route
four times per week.
Jeju is the airline’s third
destination in South Korea after Seoul (Incheon) and Busan.
Chairman of AirAsia X
Malaysia, Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, said, “This direct flight from
Kuala Lumpur to Jeju has the potential of generating a capacity of
over 156,000 a year between Kuala Lumpur and Jeju while saving our
guests a great deal of hassle for domestic transit. Our guests
will now have the convenience of the direct non-stop flight to
experience Jeju’s beautiful landscape and nature, culture and
heritage as well as leisure activities.”
AirAsia X is celebrating the new route with promotional all-in-fares from
RM249 one-way until 19 December
2017 for travel between 16 December 2017 and 27 October 2018. Premium Flatbed
seats are also available for booking at
promotional all-in-fares from RM799.
“Together with Jeju
citizens, I’m pleased that AirAsia X operates direct flights
between Jeju and Malaysia. And I hope that the two nations will
experience a growing number of travelers while expanding exchanges
and cooperation for joint prosperity,” said Won Hee-ryong,
Governor of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province. “Truly hoping that Malaysia and Jeju will
build a lasting friendship, the Jeju special self-governing
province will actively support this.”
Jeju is a
volcanic island located 64 kilometers south of the Korean
Peninsula. It is the country’s most popular holiday island and
home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Jeju Volcanic Island and
Lava Tubes” which consists of Mount Halla, the highest mountain in
South Korea and a dormant volcano; Geomunoreum lava tubes and the
dramatic landscape of Seongsan Ilchulbong tuff cone.
attractions include the scenic Jeju Olle Trail, the breathtaking
Cheonjiyeon waterfall, Hyeopjae beach and many special themed
museums, making Jeju a destination for all ages all-year round.
Thai AirAsia X Airbus
A330-300 Aircraft Tour - HD (May 2014)