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AirAsia Malaysia to Launch Four New Routes Between East and West Malaysia

AirAsia Malaysia is launching four new routes in January 2022 with service between Kuching and Langkawi, Johor Bahru and Bintulu, Penang and Sibu, as well as flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Terengganu.

AirAsia Airbus A320neo - Courtesy AirAsia

On Wednesday (January 12, 2022), AirAsia Malaysia announced the launch of four new routes for January. The carrier will offer twice-weekly flights from Kuching to Langkawi on Wednesdays and Sundays starting January 5th, one weekly Friday flight between Johor Bahru and Bintulu from January 28th, and two weekly flights from Penang to Sibu, on Thursdays and Saturdays, beginning January 27th. AirAsia Malaysia will also launch once-weekly Sunday flights between Kota Kinabalu and Terengganu from January 30, 2022.

In Wednesday’s announcement, AirAsia Malaysia’s CEO, Riad Asmat, said,

“As the festive season is upon us, AirAsia is excited and fully ready to offer our guests more routes between more major cities in Malaysia. These new routes further strengthen our tourism footprint in Malaysia, providing more options for international visitors to travel between the states.

“We look forward to continuing our work to explore even more new routes across Malaysian airports from other parts of our Asean network. From an operational standpoint, we have extensively prepared to ensure all of our guests can travel safely, seamlessly and with peace of mind. AirAsia guests are always assured of the stringent health and safety protocols enforced on all of our flights with our highly trained and fully vaccinated crew continuing to deliver the world’s best service during the pandemic.”

AirAsia Malaysia's New Routes - Courtesy AirAsia

Only fully-vaccinated guests will be accepted onboard AirAsia flights. The carrier also requires guests to check-in via the airasia Super App and has launched a unique FACES facial recognition boarding system that will make the entire journey fully digital for a contactless experience.

Source: AirAsia

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