Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has approved an air operator’s certificate (AOC) for AirAsia’s revamped low-cost carrier (LCC) subsidiary AirAsia Japan. The new LCC plans to launch international and domestic routes from Nagoya’s Chubu Centrair International Airport in spring 2016. This will be AirAsia’s second attempt at establishing an LCC franchise in Japan, after a short-lived joint venture (JV) with All Nippon Airways was ...

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