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Thu, 14 April 2022

AirAsia to Resume More Flights Between Malaysia and India

(14 Apr 2022, 11:51 +07)  AirAsia Malaysia has unveiled plans to expand operations and resume flights to many key destinations in India, including Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Tiruchirappalli and more (flight code AK).

To celebrate the resumption of 30 additional weekly flights to India launching this month and next month, the airline is offering individual customers and travel agents with a 20% discount to all Indian destinations from Malaysia through the airasia Super App until 1 May 2022, along with complimentary 20kg check-in baggage allowance for each booking.

Ms. C. Sushma, the Charg d'Affaires of the High Commission of India in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, said, This is an important step in reconnecting India and Malaysia as people to people connectivity lies at the foundation of this important partnership. AirAsia has been offering low-cost flights to India since 2008, connecting travellers from Kuala Lumpur to multiple destinations in India. We warmly welcome the resumption of direct commercial flights between India and Malaysia after two long years.

AirAsia Airbus A320 reg: 9M-RAI. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.
AirAsia Airbus A320 reg: 9M-RAI. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com

Over 95% of AirAsia Malaysia's passengers now use the contactless self-check-in service via the airasia Super App and its website, an initiative that was encouraged at the height of the COVID19 pandemic.

Since 1 April 2022, AirAsias counter check-in service is strictly only for exempt categories of guests at all airports in Malaysia. Among the exempt groups are senior citizens aged 70 and above, people with disabilities registered with the Welfare Department, young passengers travelling alone, group bookings of 10 guests and more as well as charter flight passengers.

Riad Asmat, CEO of AirAsia Malaysia, said, Today marks an important milestone for AirAsia as we prepare for a significant resumption of flights to many core destinations in one of our most important markets, India. With borders being reopened across the region, AirAsia will continue to review and add to our expanding network to cater for the increasing demand for air travel, including 30 total weekly flights from Malaysia to India launching by the end of May. Furthermore, with a total of 71 weekly flights to be operated by the end of 2022, AirAsia Malaysia will be soon returning to pre-COVID19 capacity, flying more than 140 weekly services to and from India. Our aircraft engines are revved up and we wish to assure everyone that we remain committed to upholding the highest standards of safety and hygiene at all times. Every AirAsia Allstar on-ground and in the air is fully vaccinated and ready to provide world-class service and the best quality guest experience alongside stringent safety rules and procedures to give our guests total peace of mind.

AirAsia (flight code AK) return flight schedule from Kuala Lumpur to India:

AirAsia (flight code AK) return flight schedule from Kuala Lumpur to India

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