Wednesday, April 16, 2014

AirAsia presents 3 new international routes from Johor Bahru hub

AirAsia announced the launch of three new international routes from its hub in Johor Bahru, connecting the southern region of Peninsular Malaysia to Yogyakarta (4x weekly) and Lombok (3x weekly) in Indonesia; and Ho Chi Minh City (4x weekly) in Vietnam.
The three new international routes provide the community of Johor Bahru with more destination choices for travel and enhanced convenience plus savings, as the latest direct connectivity no longer requires them to connect via Kuala Lumpur to these cities.

To kick-start the new international routes from Johor Bahru to Yogyakarta, Lombok and Ho Chi Minh City, AirAsia is offering base fares from as low as RM0*, with the booking period from 15 – 20 April 2014 for the travel period from 11 July 2014 – 30 April 2015.

Booking is available online at and AirAsia mobile apps, available on iPhone, Android devices, the Blackberry Z10 and the Windows Phone platform. Search AirAsia on the respective app stores to download and start booking.

AirAsia Berhad Head of Commercial, Spencer Lee said, “Johor Bahru is one of our important hubs, and we recognise its great potential in terms of route development and high demand for more international connectivity. The three new routes from Johor Bahru to Yogyakarta, Lombok and Ho Chi Minh City signify our commitment in establishing enhanced connectivity for the people in the southern state of Peninsular Malaysia. With the great support of Senai International Airport, we look forward to initiate more routes in the future and provide greater access to our wide network for the benefit of the people of Johor Bahru & the community of Southern Peninsular Malaysia.”

Besides Yogyakarta and Lombok, AirAsia has established great connectivity between Johor Bahru and Indonesia with 15x weekly flights, to Jakarta (4x weekly), Bandung (4x weekly) and Surabaya (7x weekly). The airline also presents the best overall connectivity between Malaysia and Indonesia.

AirAsia also connects Johor Bahru to various domestic destinations in Peninsular and East Malaysia with 91x weekly flights, such as to Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Kuching, Miri, Sibu, and Kota Kinabalu. In total, the airline has 106x weekly flights out of its Johor Bahru hub.

The airline is also introducing additional flights in conjunction with the upcoming Aidilfitri celebrations from Kuala Lumpur to Padang, Palembang and Solo. Promotional fares are also offered for the additional flights, with all-in-fares from as low as RM79 from Kuala Lumpur to Padang and Palembang; and RM129 from Kuala Lumpur to Solo.

Booking is open at, from now until 20 April 2014 , for the travel period from 24 July – 30 September 2014. Booking is also available via AirAsia mobile apps on iPhone, Android devices, the Blackberry Z10 and the Windows Phone platform.
Promotional fares for the additional flights are inclusive of fuel surcharge and airport tax (excluding other optional fees) and for one way travel only. Stay tuned to AirAsia’s Twitter and Facebook for updates on latest promotions, activities and AirAsia news.


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