Batik Air Opens New Routes To Okinawa

Batik Air Opens New Routes To Okinawa

Batik Air has recently announced the launch of a new route to Naha, Okinawa.  This makes the airline’s fifth destination in Japan as low as RM1,329 for economy class, one-way fare.

The route from Kuala Lumpur to Okinawa offers customers the promotional economy class all-in-one-way fare. This promo comes with 20 kilograms free checked-in baggage allowance.

In a statement released by Batik Air, Flight OD882 is said to depart from Kuala Lumpur every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 7.20am. The flight to Okinawa is via Taipei. The flight will then arrive at Naha, Okinawa at around 3.35pm. The return flight, OD883, will depart Naha Okinawa at 4.35pm. It will arrive in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) via Taipei at around 11.05pm.

The weekly schedule for the KL – Okinawa route is listed below.

Batik Air KL to Okinawa flight

Source: Batik Air

For those who want to plan ahead, Batik Air also offers a range of pre-purchased meals and additional baggage allowance at discounted prices. Meals and drinks are also available for sale on-board on all Batik Air flights.

Batik Air now flies to 5 destinations in Japan

Batik Air/Lion Air Group, Group Strategy Director Datuk Chandran Rama Muthy has reiterated Batik Air’s commitment to the Japanese market. This is proven by the opening of its fifth route to Japan within a single year.

“Okinawa’s legendary tourism potential is well known globally and we are pleased to offer connectivity via our KLIA hub as well as our transit point of Taipei. Okinawa experiences a subtropical climate with long summers and mild winters and a year-round average temperature of 23 degrees Celsius which is excellent for outdoor activities. Sakura season is in January and February which is another of the many added attractions,” he said in a statement.

This new service also offers travellers from Okinawa to visit beautiful Malaysia.  Travellers can enjoy seamless connectivity to exciting destinations in our Lion Air Group’s fast-expanding network in ASEAN, Indian Subcontinent, Australia & New Zealand, and Saudi Arabia, via the Kuala Lumpur International Airport hub,” he added.

Famously known as the “Hawaii of Japan”, Okinawa comprises over 160 islands in the East China Sea. Each island chain is unique and sports a subtropical climate and a rich cultural past.

Unlike the constant hustle and bustle of Japan’s mainland cities, the island of Okinawa offers leisure travellers a more laid-back Japanese experience. With this new route, Batik Air passengers have the opportunity to explore a wide range of offerings and will have little difficulty finding something new and unique for them to experience.

For more tips and hacks on making the most of your long public holidays in Malaysia, check out our Ultimate Long Weekend Holiday Guide.

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