Wed, 13 Dec 2017

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 Korea.

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.”

Sunbow in the very sunny sky over Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok on 14 May 2014 while filming Thai AirAsia X's Airbus A330-300 Aircraft - HD Video Tour. Click to enlarge.

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.

Other 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)

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