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AirAsia Launching All-Year-Long Flights Between Kuala Lumpur and Sapporo

  • August 21, 2015
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Some great new for Malaysian guests visiting Niseko. AirAsia X will become the only airline operating direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Sapporo. The service will take-off in October, making the return trip four times per week. Acting AirAsia X CEO Benyamin Ismail revealed the news at a press conference last week, during which he called Sapporo a “world class destination”.

The fourth-largest city in Japan by population is a developing into a major attraction Southeast Asian travellers. New Chitose Airport is the main gateway for winter tourists visiting Hokkaido’s many ski resorts, including Niseko Resort.

According to a study by the Niseko Promotion Board, Malaysian travellers accounted for more than 4,300 bed nights in Niseko between December 2014 and April 2015, an 89% increase on the previous year.

A study by digital advertising company MicroAd earlier this year also revealed that Hokkaido now is the top choice Japanese destination for Southeast Asian travellers, ahead of Kanto, Kansai and Okinawa.

What are you waiting for? Book you flights to Niseko and visit us at Niseko Real Estate.



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