You can now hop on Malindo Air to get to Hokkaido via its new service, which commenced on 23 March 2019. There are three flights from Kuala Lumpur weekly (Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday) via the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, comprising of 12 Business Class and 150 Economy Class seats.
Flight OD0888 will depart from KLIA at 7.40am and arrive at Taoyuan Airport at 12.30pm.
At 1.45pm the flight will continue and arrive at Chitose Airport at 6.20pm.
Flight OD0889 from Chitose Airport will depart at 7.20pm and arrive at Taoyuan Airport at 11.00pm.
At 12.05am the following day, the flight will continue and arrive at KLIA at 4.55am.
“We are pleased to announce Hokkaido as our first destination in Japan, which marks a new milestone, being the 17th country that we service in our network,” said Malindo Air CEO Chandran Rama Muthy. “Travellers can now travel in comfort on full-service airline at value fare with us.”
He added that the airline is “anticipating good response to this route and looking at increasing the frequencies in the near future” and hopes to “bring in more international traffic to Malaysia in supporting the local tourism and airport arrivals”.
The northernmost of Japan’s main islands, Hokkaido offers four distinctive seasons and unspoilt nature. Known for its volcanoes and natural hot springs, it offers activities such as skiing, snow trekking and horseback riding – as well as amazing culinary experiences along with a vibrant nightlife.
Visit www.malindoair.com to know more.
Note: All times are local
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