Published on : Friday, August 11, 2017
As AirAsia’s commitment to continue growing its Kuching hub, the airlines launched its inaugural flight from Kuching to Langkawi. Its head of commercial Spencer Lee said Sarawak had a lot to offer beyond tourism destinations.
“Increasing connectivity into Sarawak is important for us as it is also one of the top preferred investment destinations in Malaysia with the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) attracting investors to set up manufacturing plants involving ICT, agriculture and many other industries,” he said.
The Kuching-Langkawi inaugural flight departed at 12.55pm from Kuching International Airport on August 9th.
In conjunction with the launch of its Kuching-Langkawi inaugural flight, AirAsia is also offering celebratory all-in-fares from RM100 one way, available for booking online at airasia.com from now until Aug 13 for the travel period of between now and Feb 8, 2018.
The promotional fares are also available on AirAsia’s mobile app on iPhone and Android devices, as well as the mobile site at mobile.airasia.com.
Last year, AirAsia flew about 3.2 million travellers in and out of its Kuching hub and it believed that the introduction of the two new routes to and from Kuching, namely Pontianak recently and Langkawi today echoed AirAsia’s commitment in Sarawak.
Lee said AirAsia was now flying to 11 destinations from Kuching with more than 220 weekly flights one way.