AirAsia and ERL Offer Special KLIA Ekspres Train Fare

25th Sep 2017

Malaysian airline AirAsia Bhd has partnered with Express Rail Link Sdn Bhd (ERL) to offer a special train fare for its customers. From 21st September passengers of the budget airline can get a special one-way fare for RM48 or RM88 for a return trip. The price for kids 2 to 12 is RM22 for one-way and RM40 for the return trip.

AirAsia Head of Commercial Spencer Lee also said that in addition to the new partnership with ERL, AirAsia BIG can also earn 100 BIG points by purchasing a one-way or 200 AirAsia BIG points for buying a return ticket. However, this only works with adult tickets (RM48 and RM88). This offer will stand until 20th October.

Yeow Wei Wen, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales Management at ERL said:

With the inclusion of KLIA Ekspres, AirAsia's passengers can easily manage and plan their travel arrangements through one site.

You can get your KLIA Ekspres fare through the airline’s website by going to Manage My Booking page.

AirAsia’s China JV Getting Closer

Meanwhile the once ambitious joint venture (JV) in China that AirAsia had is now getting much closer after the airline has entered a non-binding term sheet with China Everbright Group last Friday.

The term sheet, which in addition  to the budget carrier and China Everbright Group also include Plato Capital Ltd and Oxley Capital Ltd (both from Singapore) was filed to Bursa Malaysia this Monday. In an announcement to Bursa Malaysia, AirAsia said that the term sheet is intended to confirm that the signed parties are interested in forming a JV.

The term sheet was signed on 25th September (Monday), 2017 and is valid for 12 months.

AirAsia and China Everbright Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) one 14th May this year. Under the MoU, which will last for 12 months, the new JV airline, called AirAsia China would submit its application for an operating permit to the local aviation authorities in this country. This would be the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).

AirAsia China would either be established by obtaining a new air operator license or it through acquisition.

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