Owing to COVID lead crisis, Air Asia Japan has announced that if will be discontinuing all of its flight routes and shut operations in the country. The announcement was made citing the low passenger demand that the company does not see recovering anytime soon.
“Despite our unrelenting efforts to sustain operations through successive and wide-ranging cost reduction initiatives, we have concluded that it would be an extremely challenging feat for us to continue operating without any visibility and certainty of a post-pandemic recovery path” said Jun Aida, Representative Director and COO of AirAsia Japan
He Further explains “Further steps to this decision will be made in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations including the Japan Civil Aeronautics Act. We have cancelled all flights. All affected guests will be contacted via email with further information within the next 7 days. Guests may also view our dedicated support pages below.”
The airline which was a joint venture between Malaysia based AirAsia, and its Japanese partners had started its operations in 2017
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