Wednesday, August 6, 2014
First Kuala Lumpur-Chongqing service to be launched by AirAsia X
AirAsia X is expanding further into China with the introduction of its latest direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chongqing as its sixth destination to China after Hangzhou, Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai and Xi'An.
The longhaul affiliate of AirAsia Group will commence four-weekly flights into Jiangbei International Airport, Chongqing beginning February 13, 2015 and will be the only airline servicing direct flights between the two cities.
Bernard Francis, commercial director of AirAsia X, said in a press release: “The addition of the Kuala Lumpur-Chongqing route enables us to further strengthen our route network into China. AirAsia X is very positive about our growth in China, and the addition of this new route will further fortify the point."
In conjunction with the launch of the new destination, AirAsia X will be offering promotional all-in, one-way fares to Chongqing from RM199 (US$62) on economy seats and RM799 on its business class. Bookings are open until August 10, 2014 for travel between February 13, 2015 and July 31, 2015.
Separately, AirAsia will reintroducing four-weekly direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Clark in the Philippines beginning October 17, 2014.