Friday, September 3, 2010

AirAsia celebrates the Spirit of Merdeka with Low Fares!

25 August 2010

Domestic fares from RM9* and international fares from RM29*

AirAsia, the leading and largest low cost carrier in Asia has more low fares coming your way with its Merdeka Sales campaign. Fares start from as low as RM9* to domestic destinations and from RM29 to international destinations. The Merdeka campaign is a tribute to all Malaysians in achieving 53 years of Independence.

Ultra low fares for the Merdeka Sales are available up to 12 days from 24 August - 5 September 2010. However, low fares are on first come first served basis and is offered exclusively online. The travel period for this Merdeka Sale promotion is from 3 January 2011 to 31 March 2011.

Travel from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi, Alor Setar, Johor Bahru, Penang, Kota Bharu and Terengganu from RM29*; and to East Malaysia from as low as RM49*. Select from exciting destinations and sexy getaways such as Siem Reap, Bandung, Jakarta, Krabi and Saigon from RM69*, while many other destinations throughout China are also on sale with value-for-money fares.

Alongside the Merdeka Sale which runs up to 5 September, AirAsia is also holding a special Merdeka Sale for Indian destinations which is available for booking from 24 August - 12 September for the same travel period of the Merdeka Sale as well. Enjoy low fares to cities such as Bangalore and Hyderabad from as low as RM149*, while fares for Kolkata, Kochi, Hyderabad, Trivandrum, Trichy and Chennai (from both Kuala Lumpur and Penang) starts from RM199*.

Kathleen Tan, Regional Commercial Head, AirAsia Berhad said, "This is a month of celebration, both for our guests and AirAsia as well, as it is the Merdeka month for Malaysia and for AirAsia. It is a dual celebration as the airline is gearing up towards achieving our 100 millionth guests soon. AirAsia has been synonymous with its low fares and liberating air travel and we have always strive for the best and have been innovating products and services from time to time for the benefit of our loyal guests."

To further add value to our campaign, AirAsia X is also offering its destinations for the Merdeka Sale with fares from as low as RM199* to China (Tianjin), Taiwan, India (Delhi, Mumbai), from RM249* to Australia (Gold Coast, Melbourne,) and from RM699* to London. Guests may take this opportune deal to travel early next year for an adventurous or leisure trip across South East Asia and beyond with Kuala Lumpur as the gateway hub.

Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of AirAsia X commented, "We are proud of our country and having to celebrate Malaysia's 53 years of Independence proves how far we have strived thus far together as a nation. AirAsia X is no stranger in the Malaysian business scene, and we pride ourselves as being part of 1 Malaysia. Without the rakyat, we would not be where we are today. We thank the rakyat for their support and there's no other way than to offer our continuous low fares to our guests, in light of the Merdeka spirit. Guests may take this opportunity to plan for their next year travel and make use of both AirAsia and AirAsia X vast route network for a fantastic holiday venture over 132 routes to 70 hot destinations."

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