KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 (Bernama) -- Low-cost carrier AirAsia is extending its route network to another Southeast Asian country, with direct daily flights to Yangon, Myanmar,from July 20. To celebrate the introduction of the new route, the airline is offering all-in-fares for Kuala Lumpur - Yangon, from as low as RM29 one way. "Booking starts from June 14 to June 20, for the travel period of July 20 to May 8, 2011." Promotional seats are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis and made exclusively online via www.airasia.com," AirAsia said in a statement here Monday.
The new route will be serviced by a Airbus A320 aircraft with a 180 passenger capacity. "Myanmar will see a big boost in tourist entries with this direct daily flight from Kuala Lumpur to Yangon. "Customers from Europe, China, India, Australia and around the Asean region utilising our Kuala Lumpur hub now, have a more affordable option to travel to Myanmar," AirAsia's Regional Head of Commercial, Kathleen Tan said. AirAsia's foray into Myanmar completes the 10 countries under the Asean network.The low-cost carrier currently flies to Yangon from its Bangkok hub with daily flights.