AirAsia, AirAsia X Offer New Routes and Promotional Fares

23rd Mar 2016

Malaysian low-budget airline AirAsia Berhad is offering a promotional one-way all-in-fare for its newly opened route between Penang and Yangon for as low as RM119.

In a statement about the new route, the company said:

The inaugural flight from Penang to Yangon which took off at noon today marks our seventh international destination via the northern hub in Penang.

AirAsia will fly three times per week between Penang and Yangon, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

The low cost carrier also said that those interested can book a flight from today and until 27th March. Tickets will be valid between 22nd March and 24th November this year.

Aireen Omar, Chief Executive Officer at AirAsia explained the Penang-Yangon route marks another milestone toward growing Penang as the international hub for the airline.

AirAsia CEO said:

Less than two months ago we celebrated our Penang-Ho Chi Minh direct flights.

The airline also flies two times per day from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon and four times a day from Bangkok to Yangon, in addition to the new service flight from Penang.

AirAsia customers can book a fare via the airline’s website.

AirAsia X Launches Kuala Lumpur-Auckland Service

AirAsia X, the long-haul budget subsidiary of AirAsia is also offering a promotional one-way all-in-fare for its new daily route between Kuala Lumpur and Auckland, New Zealand for as low as RM699.

The airline said in a statement issued today that customers can book a fare from today until 3rd April, which they can use for travel between 25th March this year and 22nd May, 2017.

Announcing the route, chief executive officer at AirAsia X, Benyamin Ismail said the airline is looking forward to connect more people from across Asia and Australia to Auckland in New Zealand.

He said:

We are confident that we will continue to see strong loads moving forward.

Auckland Airport Chief Executive Officer Adrian Littlewood said this new route is a fantastic addition for the airport’s international network.

Littlewood said:

The flight service supports the growing tourist demand from Malaysia and Southeast Asia and also provides New Zealanders with another Trans-Tasman route.

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