AirAsia Increases Kuala Lumpur-Manila Service

20th Apr 2015

Largest low-budget carrier in Malaysia in terms of passenger volume AirAsia Berhard announced earlier that it will look to expand its service from Kuala Lumpur to Manila from the current two flights per day to three.

 The new flights between the Malaysian and the Philippines capitals will start taking off on 12th July this year. It will be operated by AirAsia and will have a flight code “AK”.

For all bookings made between 20th August, 2015 and 26th August, 2015, the Malaysian carrier will also be offering a special promotion with all-in fares for RM216 ($59.80) for one way tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Manila. These will be valid for flights between 22nd April and 30th September this year.

AirAsia Increases Kuala Lumpur to Banda Aceh, Indonesia Service

In addition to increasing the Kuala Lumpur-Manila service, AirAsia Bhd also revealed it will expand its service from Kuala Lumpur to Banda Aceh in Indonesia to ten services per week. Currently, AirAsia flies once per day to Banda Aceh. These new flights will be available beginning with 16th July this year.

The airliner is also offering one way fares from Kuala Lumpur to Banda Aceh for RM119 ($32.95). These will also be all-in fares and will be valid for travel periods between 16th July and 30th September 2015.

Chief executive officer of AirAsia Bhd Group Tony Fernandes said earlier this month that the carrier will list its Philippines and Indonesia businesses for IPO (initial public offering). The final decision regarding this is only waiting for the approval by the company board, he explained.

According to Mr. Fernandes, who is also the chairman of English Premier Club Queens Park Rangers, AirAsia is doing very well in both the Philippines and Indonesia.

Right now, the company owns 40 percent of AirAsia Philippines and 49 percent of AirAsia Indonesia.

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