AirAsia Offers Big Discounts on SE Asia Flights

10th Jan 2017

Between May and September this year, AirAsia customers can take the opportunity and exchange the Australian winter for the more pleasant and warmer climate of Southeast Asia. Namely, the low-budget carrier is offering huge discounts on several of its return flights to the Malaysian capital from a number of Australian cities.

AirAsia is offering the following discounted return flights to Kuala Lumpur:

  • Perth to Kuala Lumpur ($191)
  • Darwin to Kuala Lumpur ($255)
  • Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur ($295)
  • Sydney to Kuala Lumpur ($300)
  • Gold Coast to Kuala Lumpur ($300)

In addition, AirAsia is also offering discounts on return flights to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam:

  • Perth to Ho Chi Minh City ($254)
  • Darwin to Ho Chi Minh City ($333)
  • Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City ($358)
  • Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City ($414)
  • Gold Coast to Ho Chi Minh City ($363)

The sale is already underway and will end on midnight, 15th January (next Sunday). Customers can use their tickets between May and September this year.

Prices do not include seat selection, food or checked baggage. Customer will have to pay a little extra for those. AirAsia allows up to 7kg of cabin baggage per person to be brought aboard with no extra fee.

AirAsia adds More Flights to Indonesia

AirAsia is also increasing flight frequency to Indonesia from Kuala Lumpur on flights operated by its subsidiary AirAsia Indonesia.

This will include flights from KL to Yogyakarta and Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara and from KL to Pekanbaru in Riau. Kuala Lumpur-Yogyakarta and Kuala Lumpur-Lombok will be upgraded from the current 14 flights per week to 21 flights per week. Kuala Lumpur-Pekanbaru will move up from 10 flights per week to 17 flights per week by 26th January.

The airline believes the additional flights will help bring around 30% more visitors to these destinations.

In an official statement on Monday, commercial director of AirAsia Indonesia Iwan Kamaruddin said:

We hope that increasing the frequency of these three routes will increase the number of foreign tourists coming through our Kuala Lumpur hub to boost our contribution to Indonesian tourism.

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