Peach Aviation Launches New Service Between Osaka and Memanbetsu
Updated: Jul 9, 2021
Peach Aviation Limited has launched inaugural service between Osaka (Kansai) and Memanbetsu, expanding their domestic network to 33 routes including 13 to and from Kansai and 10 to and from Hokkaido.
On Thursday (July 1st, 2021), Peach Aviation Limited announced the launch of inaugural service between Osaka (Kansai) and Memanbetsu. The first Airbus A320 flight, MM121, was at near capacity with 175 guests. Peach now offers a total of 33 domestic routes including 13 to/from Kansai and 10 to/from Hokkaido. Domestic routes from Kansai include flights to Sapporo (New Chitose), Memanbetsu, Kushiro, Sendai, Niigata, Tokyo (Narita), Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Miyazaki, Kagoshima, Amami, Okinawa (Naha) and Ishigaki. International flights from Kansai include service to Seoul (Incheon), Taipei (Taoyuan), Kaohsiung, Hong Kong and Shanghai (Pudong).
Peach’s domestic routes from Hokkaido include service from Memanbetsu to/from Tokyo (Narita) and Osaka (Kansai) and from Sapporo (New Chitose) to Sendai, Tokyo (Narita), Nagoya (Chubu), Osaka (Kansai), Fukuoka and Okinawa (Naha), as well as from Kushiro to Tokyo (Narita) Osaka (Kansai). The airline also offers international service between Sapporo and Taipei.
In Thursday’s Osaka-Memanbetsu route announcement, Peach Aviation Limited’s CEO, Takeaki Mori, said,
“Our service between Osaka (Kansai) and Memanbetsu was launched today. This is the second bridge between Kansai and east Hokkaido after the Kushiro route. Hokkaido possesses a wide range of appealing locations, including not only the natural World Heritage site Shiretoko but also massive sunflower fields about to reach their peak season. We hope you will take this opportunity to enjoy a round trip around Eastern Hokkaido starting from Memanbetsu Airport in addition to Kushiro Airport, which is already in service.”
Peach Aviation Limited (Peach) commenced operations out of Osaka-Kansai in March 2012 and currently operates 33 domestic and 17 international routes with a fleet of 36 aircraft. In addition to their base at Osaka (Kansai Airport), the carrier maintains bases at Sapporo (New Chitose Airport), Sendai Airport, Tokyo (Narita Airport), Fukuoka Airport, Chubu Airport and Naha Airport. The airline hopes to become the leading low-cost carrier (LCC) in Asia with plans to expand their network from the Tokyo metro area and Osaka-Kansai.
Source: Peach Aviation Limited