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  • AirAsia and Rakuten's low-cost airline
  • AirAsia and Rakuten's low-cost airline
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AirAsia and Rakuten's low-cost airline

AirAsia has announced plans to set up a low-cost airline in a partnership with Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten in an attempt to tap into the Japanese air travel market. Though tourism into Japan continues to rise, outward travel from Japan is currently 3.3% down year-on-year.

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