Commencing on July 1, 2016, Hong Kong Airlines will launch a twice daily service between Hong Kong and Narita Airport in Tokyo, Japan. Airbus A330 aircraft will be deployed on the route. 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 favorite 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 wide-body 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. As a full-service airline, passengers can enjoy the convenience of traveling with up to 20kg of checked baggage on free-of-charge basis.