23 June 2010
PETALING JAYA: AirAsia will be offering extra low fares to eight India destinations from as low as RM169 (all-in fares) one way from Wednesday to next Wednesday.
The travel period for the promotion is from July 1 to Sept 24 this year.
The destinations included are Kuala Lumpur to Tiruchirappalli; KL to Kochi; KL to Kolkata; KL to Trivandrum and Penang to Chennai.
Other destinations are KL to Bangalore; KL to Mumbai; KL to New Delhi.
AirAsia regional head of commercial Kathleen Tan said, with the promotion, the airlines hoped to promote Malaysia and bring in more Indian nationals into the country in line with Tourism Malaysia’s target of 650,000 Indian tourists for this year.
“We are delighted to see the increase of our load for the Indian sectors and announce this promotional offer so that more can travel and explore the myriad attractions that India has to offer.
“Furthermore, our guests who utilise our Kuala Lumpur and Penang hubs can have more options for their travel plans,” she said.
She said passengers could also complement their travel plans with online hotel deals and tour packages via AirAsiaGo.com at www. airasiago.com, where they could choose tours, activities and holiday lodgings from over 70,000 hotels worldwide including ground transfers and personalised activities.
by Ng Cheng Yee