20 May 2010
AirAsia today launched flights between Bangalore in India and the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.
Bangalore is the seventh destination for AirAsia in India after Trivandrum, Kolkata, Chennai, Kochi Tiruchirappali and Mumbai.
To celebrate, AirAsia is offering all in fares from as low as RM 25 to guests traveling from Bangalore as part of its offer of one million free seats. Bangalore, as part of AirAsia’s global network will be part of the free seats campaign, which are available for potential travelers to the city.
AirAsia will be operating its brand new Airbus A320 aircraft on the route.
Speaking about the launch, Ms. Kathleen Tan, Regional Head of Commercial, AirAsia said, “We are excited to launch our services between Kuala Lumpur and Bangalore. The daily service is expected to cater to significant traffic including business and leisure travelers as well as students to and from the tech-hub in Southern India. In addition to this, the service is also expected to cater to and promote medical tourism in the city of Bangalore. AirAsia foresees a huge demand from the health sector with patients seeking medical assistance from institutions based in Bangalore.”