AirAsia Launches Domestic Tourism Promotion in Malaysia

AirAsia has launched a promotion where travellers
get a 50% discount off the return-leg of their trip.

This offer is applicable for any domestic
flights in Malaysia booked between 20 – 24 July 2020 for travel
from 4 August to 6 December 2020.

For those that book a flight and hotel combo on
SNAP, return flight fares and 2 nights hotel stay are available
from as low as RM249 per person from Kuala Lumpur to Penang.


Penang Town Hall. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

Amanda Woo, Head of Commercial for AirAsia said,
“Market survey that we conducted has shown an increasing number of
people who wish to travel as soon as the situation improves.
Flight searches on our website have increased by more than 150%
since we entered the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) phase. We are increasing our domestic flight frequencies
to cater to the stronger market demand. In August we have
scheduled 30 percent more flight frequencies as compared to July,
amounting to more than 600 weekly flights across 16 destinations
within Malaysia. And 70 percent of these are flights between the
Peninsula and East Malaysia, with Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Tawau
among the top destinations. We will continue to ramp up our
capacity and introduce more exciting offers so everyone can fly
affordably.”

AirAsia also provides flexibility as
customers travelling up to 31 December 2020 may change their flight
dates conveniently at any time with no flight-change fee.

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