Hong Kong’s only low-cost carrier HK Express announced a new flight from Hong Kong to Fukuoka commencing April 10, 2014. They are promoting Fukuoka as an “emerging hotspot on the Asia explorer’s “must-see” destination list”, praising it as a gourmet paradise and a great alternative to Tokyo. Mr. Andrew Cowen, Deputy CEO of HK Express commented, “I have no doubt that Fukuoka, HK Express’ 10th destination, will prove to be an extremely popular destination for Hongkongers.”
One-way flights from Hong Kong to Fukuoka aboard the A320 aircraft will cost around HKD $920 (¥12,800~), not including taxes and other charges. Flight UO636 departs Hong Kong at 13:05 daily, arriving in Fukuoka at 17:25 local time. The return flight UO639 departs Fukuoka at 18:00 daily and arrives in Hong Kong at 20:35. The LCC also announced additional flights to and from Osaka and Seoul each week, due to strong demand, also commencing April 2014.