Friday, 28 April 2017

AIRASIA STRENGTHENS MALAYSIA HUBS WITH INTRODUCTION OF THREE NEW ROUTES


Introducing 3 times weekly flights from Johor Bahru to Kuala Terengganu, commencing on 22 June 2017
Brand new route from Langkawi hub, to Kuching, Sarawak
First flight from Langkawi to Shenzhen to take off on 9 August 2017

AIRASIA continues to strengthen its connectivity through its secondary hubs with the introduction of three new routes from Langkawi to Shenzhen, Langkawi to Kuching and Johor Bahru to Kuala Terengganu.

The new routes scheduled to take off from Langkawi includes 3 times weekly flights to Shenzhen, and 4 times weekly flights to Kuching. Flights from Johor Bahru to Kuala Terengganu will begin operations with 3 times weekly flights.

AirAsia is offering celebratory promotional all-in-fares in conjunction with the opening of the brand new routes, with fares from RM59 one way for Johor Bahru - Kuala Terengganu flights, RM79 one way for Langkawi - Kuching flights and RM99 one way for Langkawi - Shenzhen flights.

These promotional all-in-fares are available for booking from today until 7 May 2017. Travel period for Johor Bahru - Kuala Terengganu is from 22 June 2017 until 5 June 2018 and travel period for Langkawi - Shenzhen and Langkawi - Kuching flights are from 9 August 2017 until 5 June 2018. AirAsia BIG members who book during the promotion period can also earn two times (2X) AirAsia BIG Points on the base fare. Visit www.airasia.com or use the AirAsia mobile app on the iPhone or Android devices to book this special promotional fares.

Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial for AirAsia Berhad said, “We are excited to expand our network with the introduction of three new routes through the two key hubs in Malaysia. This is in line with our commitment to provide guests with more connectivity from East to West Malaysia; South state of Johor to East Coast. We are determined to make air travel more affordable, convenient, and accessible to all guests in the region and beyond by connecting them from one point to another seamlessly.

“One of our key focus is to grow Langkawi and establish it as an international hub. For this, we are working closely with Langkawi Development Authority (LADA), to market Langkawi as a top tourist destination in China. Our current route from Langkawi to Guangzhou is performing well and we are confident this brand new connectivity will certainly boost tourist arrivals even further” added Spencer.

AirAsia also celebrates its inaugural flight from Johor Bahru to Langkawi today with a receiving held at Langkawi International Airport. Guests on board the inaugural flight were treated with merchandise gifts to celebrate the occasion.

The introduction of the Langkawi-Shenzhen route marks Langkawi’s third international route after Singapore and Guangzhou. Currently, AirAsia Berhad also operates direct flights from Langkawi International Airport to Kuala Lumpur and Penang, apart from Singapore and Guangzhou.

The AirAsia Group operates a total of 7 domestic routes, and 5 international routes into Senai International Airport by AirAsia Berhad (flight code AK) and Indonesia AirAsia X (flight code XT).

To find out more and to keep updated with the latest AirAsia news, activities and promotions, follow AirAsia on Twitter (www.twitter.com/AirAsia) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/AirAsia).

*Promotional all-in fares quoted are for one-way travel only inclusive of taxes. Terms and conditions apply.

Flight Schedule for Langkawi, Malaysia (LGK) – Shenzhen, China (SZX):

Route
Flight No
STD
ETA
Flight Frequency
Langkawi - Shenzhen
AK 1712
2210hrs
0220hrs
Mon, Wed, Fri
Shenzhen - Langkawi
AK 1713
0325hrs
0715hrs
Tue, Thu, Sat

Flight Schedule for Langkawi, Malaysia (LGK) – Kuching, Malaysia (KCH):

Route
Flight No
STD
ETA
Flight Frequency
Langkawi - Kuching
AK 5092
1010hrs
1230hrs
Mon, Wed, Fri
Kuching - Langkawi
AK 5093
1255hrs
1510hrs
Mon, Wed, Fri
Langkawi - Kuching
AK 5092
0900hrs
1120hrs
Sun
Kuching - Langkawi
AK 5093
1145hrs
1400hrs
Sun

Flight Schedule for Johor Bahru, Malaysia (JHB) – Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia (TGG):

Route
Flight No
STD
ETA
Flight Frequency
Johor Bharu - Kuala Terengganu
AK 6162
1345hrs
1450hrs
Tue, Thu, Sat
Kuala Terengganu - Johor Bharu
AK 6163
1515hrs
1620hrs
Tue, Thu, Sat

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