Commencing 1 July 2016, Hong Kong Airlines will launch a twice-daily service between Hong Kong and Narita Airport in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo will be Hong Kong Airlines’ seventh destination in Japan, further strengthening the airline’s network in Japan and Asia, and provide Japan lovers with more travel options.
Mr. Li Dianchun, Chief Commercial Officer of Hong Kong Airlines said: “As the capital of Japan and one of the most important metropolitan cities in Asia, Tokyo has long been the favourite destination for Hong Kong people for both business and leisure travel. We are pleased to add Tokyo (Narita) to our growing Asian network, offering our passengers with a wider range of travel options, and strengthening Hong Kong’s position as one of the world’s major aviation hubs.”
The new Tokyo route will be operated by A330-300 Airbus aircraft, with its business class cabin featuring 32 seats. Each seat can turn into a flatbed when fully reclines to 180 degree horizontally and measures an overall length of 6 feet 1 inch.
The flight schedule for Tokyo (Narita) route is as follows (*All Times Local):
|Route||Flight no.*||Departure/ Arrival time*||Frequency|
|Hong Kong to Tokyo (Narita)||HX608||09:15/14:55||Daily|
|Tokyo (Narita) to Hong Kong||HX609||15:55/20:05||Daily|
* Flight number and schedule may change without prior notice.
# Flight HX611 will commence operation on 2 July 2016
As a full-service airline, passengers can enjoy the convenience of traveling with up to 20kg of checked baggage on a free-of-charge basis.
Complemented by the existing twice-daily flights to Okinawa, daily flight to Okayama, five-time weekly service to Sapporo, thrice-weekly service to Kagoshima, twice-weekly flights to Miyazaki and Kumamoto, Hong Kong Airlines will operate a total of 47 weekly flights between Hong Kong and Japan starting from July, further strengthening its route network.
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