Saturday, July 12, 2014

Jetstar Japan to start Kansai – Oita in October.

On July 11th, Jetstar Japan (GK/JJP) announced that they will commence Osaka/Kansai (KIX/RJBB) – Oita (OIT/RJFO) from October 9th. The route, which becomes the 15th for the Tokyo/Narita (NRT/RJAA)-based LCC, will see one daily round-trip operated by 180-seat Airbus A320s.
Airbus A320-232 JA06JJ arrives at Jetstar Japan's second hub at Kansai. (Photo: Aviation Wire)

Flight Schedule (October 9th -):
Kansai – Oita NEW 1 daily with A320-200.
GK651 KIX 1455 – 1600 OIT 32A/320 Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Sat/Sun
GK651 KIX 1510 – 1615 OIT 32A/320 Fri
GK652 OIT 1645 – 1745 KIX 32A/320 Daily

Oita becomes the fifth destination from Jetstar Japan's recently-launched Kansai hub (Jetstar Japan launches Kansai hub.) after Fukuoka (FUK/RJFF), Okinawa/Naha (OKA/ROAH), Sapporo/New Chitose (CTS/RJCC), and Narita, bringing the number of their Kansai flights to up to 28 per day. This route was previously served by All Nippon Airways (NH/ANA), which suspended the service in December 2003.

One-way fares will range from 5,490 JPY to 17,990 JPY, excluding the 430 JPY processing fee. Next week, the Japanese unit of Australia's successful LCC will offer promotional tickets to mark the announcement of the new route.

Reference: Jetstar Japan, July 12th. (PDF; in Japanese)

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