Wednesday, December 23, 2009

AirAsia launches Kochi – Kuala Lumpur Flights

17 December 2009

AirAsia has launched flights between Kochi in India and Kuala Lumpur the capital of Malaysia. Kochi is one of the airline’s latest Indian destinations which includes Kolkata and Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum). AirAsia is the only airline from Kuala Lumpur which is servicing Kochi with direct daily flights.

Kathleen Tan, Regional Head of Commercial AirAsia said, “With Kochi now added to our extensive network, AirAsia is unlocking the potential of international air travel from Kuala Lumpur to Southern India and its surrounding areas. We are thrilled to be serving Kochi direct, a huge market that no other airline is serving directly. With the commencement of this direct service to Kuala Lumpur, the people of Kerala and India can now use Kochi as a gateway to our extensive route network to ASEAN and beyond ...... Moving forward, we are looking into expanding our route network in India and opening-up the market. Amongst the destinations which are on our network radar include Chennai, Hyderabad, Banglore and Mumbai.”

AirAsia is currently the largest low-cost carrier in Asia and services one of the most extensive route network in South East Asia with over 70 destinations across 20 countries and 9 major hubs in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Kota Kinabalu), Thailand (Bangkok, Phuket) and Indonesia (Jakarta, Bali, Surabaya, Bandung). It has grown from a modest two aircraft to its current fleet of 85, servicing over 130 routes in just 7 years.

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