Thursday, June 4, 2009

AirAsia’s new route lifts off with a holiday deal

03 June 2009

(L-R) Mr Fam Lee Ee, Director of AirAsia, Dato' Sri Liow Tiong Lai, Minister of Health Malaysia, Dato' Seri Ong Tee Keat, Minister of Transport Malaysia, Dato' Aziz Bakar, Chairman of AirAsia and Dato' Sri Tony Fernandes, CEO of AirAsia at the Penang - Singapore Inagural Celebration today

In celebration of its inaugural flight from Penang to Singapore that took off today, AirAsia have launched a holiday deal through GoHoliday.

GoHoliday customers will be able to purchase a ‘buy 1, free 1 room night stay’ at participating partner hotels in Penang that range from 3-star to 5-star.

Guests must stay a minimum of two nights for the offer to be valid for use.

Promotional AirAsia fares are currently RM79 (SGD49) for one-way flights between Singapore and Penang.

Seats are available for booking from now until 7 June 2009 for travel between 15 June and 13 September 2009.

Promotional fares and hotel rooms are on a first come, first served basis and are subject to availability.

For more information or to book visit or

17,000 seats have already been sold for flights on AirAsia’s Penang-Singapore route which opened for bookings on 27 April this year.

AirAsia’s CEO Dato’ Sri Tony Fernandes said the new international route aimed to stimulate more travel between Penang and Singapore and enhance tourism activities

“We are optimistic that our low fares and world class services induces more travel demand which in turn will contribute to the economy of both nations”

The carrier also celebrated its first daily flight between Langkawi and Singapore today.

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