KUALA LUMPUR, June 1 (Bernama) -- AirAsia will begin its second direct daily flight from Kuala Lumpur to the Phnom Penh International Airport on August 25 to meet the increased demand from business and leisure travellers. The low-cost carrier will start with 14 weekly flights to the city, it said in a statement Tuesday. Phnom Penh is the first Cambodian destination to be serviced from Kuala Lumpur and AirAsia currently flies to Siem Reap daily from here. AirAsia's regional head of commercial, Kathleen Tan, said the Phnom Penh route had recorded a strong demand with over 480,000 passengers carried since its first flight to Cambodia. "This service will give travellers better connectivity by reducing transmit times when connecting to further destination from Kuala Lumpur hub to other cities," she said. Tan said with the second daily flight, passengers will have a smarter alternative travelling choices to fly low cost and enjoy other value-added services offered via online booking. The airline also announced its new promotion from as low as RM69 for bookings made from June 1 to 6, 2010, for travel between August 25, 2010, to May 8, 2011.