KUALA LUMPUR, March 10, 2015:
AirAsia announced three new routes today to Visakhapatnam in India, as well as Pontianak and Medan in Indonesia. In a statement here today, the low-cost airline said the thrice weekly Kuala Lumpur- Visakhapatnam direct flights would start on May 7. The Kuala Lumpur-Pontianak and Johor Baru-Medan flights would commence on March 27 with biweekly flights. Commercial Division head Spencer Lee said as Visakhapatnam is a popular destination for trade and tourism, AirAsia is confident that the move is timely. “We will also be the first airline to fly direct to Pontianak from Kuala Lumpur. “As a truly Asean airline, we are proud to announce the recommencement of the Johor Baru-Medan direct flight, which will provide enhanced connectivity for customers,” he added. AirAsia is also a offering promotional all-in-fare of RM99 one way for the Kuala Lumpur-Visakhapatnam flight, available for booking from today until March 22 for the travel period of May 7-March 26, 2016. There will also be a promotional all-in-fare for the Kuala Lumpur-Pontianak flight from RM99 one-way and RM79 one-way for Johor Baru-Medan. Both routes are available for booking from today until March 22 and for the travel period between March 27-March 26, 2016.