SEPANG, Jan 10 – AirAsia Bhd is set to launch three new international routes from Kota Kinabalu, Langkawi and Penang later this month. It will inaugurate direct flights from Kota Kinabalu to Wuhan on Jan 22, Langkawi-Guangzhou (Jan 24) and Penang-Ho Chi Minh (Jan 25), its head of commercial, Spencer Lee said.
“This is a very exciting year and January is a busy month for us, with new routes beginning its daily operations. We are very confident that AirAsia will continue to grow and remain profitable,” he told the reporters after flagging of 14 Malaysian contestants in the AirAsia Anniversary Challenge in conjunction with the airline’s 14th anniversary at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) here Saturday.
In conjunction with the launch of the routes, AirAsia had offered promotional fares from as low as all-in RM88 one way, inclusive of taxes and fees, on airasia.com for travel from Jan 22 to Oct 29 this year. On the contest, the participants, who were paired with local celebrities, had to complete various tasks and missions such as the selfie and shopping challenge, putting their knowledge and endurance to test’ via the foot-race around [email protected]
The winner stands to win up to RM180,000 worth of gifts, including one year’s worth of free seats to any destination operated by AirAsia Bhd (flight code AK), a RM3,000 Lazada shopping cash voucher and a RM1,400 AirAsiaGo hotel cash voucher. Apart from the grand prize, other contestants also stands a chance of winning up to RM20,000 Lazada shopping vouchers during the grand finale.