Tuesday, July 7, 2009

AirAsia launches daily Brunei-Kota Kinabalu flights

03 July 2009

From L-R: AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes, Malaysian Transport Minister Ong Tee Keat, Minister of Tourism Malaysia Dr Ng Yen Yen and AirAsia Director Fam Lee Eee receive passengers from AirAsia's inaugural flight from Taipei to Kuala Lumpur. - COURTESY OF AIRASIA

SEPANG - AirAsia continued to boost its East Malaysia connectivity by launching another international route from Kota Kinabalu to Brunei Darussalam, according to a press release.

The new service will be the airline's sixth international service from Kota Kinabalu and second international service from Brunei.

The daily flight from Kota Kinabalu and Brunei, opens for sale for the booking period from July 3-12th July for the travel period from September 9, 2009 to April 30, 2010.

In conjunction with the launch, AirAsia will be offering all-in-fare from 29 ringgit one way.

Kota Kinabalu is AirAsia's second and biggest hub after Kuala Lumpur, serves nine domestic routes that include Penang, Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Sibu, Miri, Labuan, Tawau, Sandakan, while the international sectors are Macau, Shenzhen, Clark, Jakarta and Singapore.

The flight for the new sector, which is set to commence on September 9, will cater to the emergent demands from East Malaysia.

Meanwhile, AirAsia's first guests from Taipei arrived at the Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on July 1 to a truly Malaysian welcome.

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