AirAsia to launch new flights from LTAS to China, Philippines

Published on : Saturday, April 2, 2016

AirAsiaAirAsia is set to launch new flights from the Senai International Airport (LTAS) to Guangzhou, China and the Philippines in a bid o further strengthen its position in the southern hub of Johore.

 

AirAsia Bhd Chief Executive Officer Aireen Omar said the flights were in the final stages of planning and an announcement will be made in the near future.

 

“We plan to announce the direct flight from Johor Baharu to Guangzhou this month, while that to the Philippines is still being finalised,” she added.

 

Aireen told reporters this in Kulai after welcoming the inaugural AirAsia flight from Hatyai, Thailand to the LTAS.

 

The budget airline has inaugurated to date, six international flights from the LTAS, namely to Bandung, Jogyakarta, Surabaya (Indonesia), Ho Chi Minh city (Vietnam) as well as Bangkok and Hatyai in Thailand.

 

The direct international flight to Guangzhou and the Philippines would be AirAsia’s seventh after Hatyai.

 

On the flight to Hatyai, Aireen said AirAsia had made available a daily return flight from Hatyai to Johor Baharu at 11.25 am and from Johor Baharu-Hatyai at 2.30 pm.

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