AirAsia adds 2nd direct flight for Kuala Lumpur – Chennai
… Fares from as low as RM 149 one-way
Sepang, November 15, 2010 – AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline today announced that it will increase its frequency on the immensely popular Kuala Lumpur – Chennai route through the addition of four more flights commencing January 21, 2011.
With these new additions, AirAsia will now operate a total of 11 flights weekly from Chennai and a total of 114 weekly flights from India. AirAsia currently serves this route with a direct daily flight to Chennai departing from the LCC Terminal; Kuala Lumpur on AirAsia’s spanking 180-seater Airbus A320.
To celebrate the introduction of the 2nd Kuala Lumpur -Chennai frequency, AirAsia will be offering all-in-fare from RM149.00 one-way.
Booking period for the introduction of the 2nd frequency is from 16 – 21 November 2010 for the travel period from January 21, 2011 – Jun 30, 2011. Promotional seats are limited and available on first-come, first-served basis and made exclusively online via www.airasia.com and mobile.airasia.com
Chennai situated in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, was amongst the first destinations in India serviced by AirAsia and since its commencement, the Kuala Lumpur -Chennai route has recorded an overwhelming response with consistently strong loads.
Kathleen Tan, Regional Head of Commercial, AirAsia says, “We had always known that the Kuala Lumpur -Chennai route will perform exceedingly well. Chennai in Southern India is a highly popular and desired destination amongst the Hindus in Malaysia. Meanwhile travelers from Chennai are increasingly using Kuala Lumpur as a connecting gateway to over 130 routes in ASEAN and beyond. In fact within the first few months of flying to Chennai, we have consistently enjoyed strong load factor on this route. We feel that it is timely to add a 2nd frequency and this is certainly a reinforcement of our growing interest in the Indian market. Through our extensive network in Asia, AirAsia continues to offer cost effective direct point to point travel to Kuala Lumpur and beyond. Since Chennai is strategically situated and is also close to other tourist destinations, travelers can also fly to many other cities in India.”