AirAsia to resume KL-Kuantan route from Oct 28: Low-cost carrier AirAsia can resume its direct flights from Malaysian capital to Kuantan beginning next month when a seven-year hiatus.
The inaugural airliner A320 flight is scheduled to depart from Malaysian capital International airdrome two (klia2) at seven.05am for a fifty minute trip to ruler pilgrim Ahmad Shah of Iran airdrome here on October twenty eight. The come flight is scheduled at eight.20am constant day.
A Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd supply aforementioned AirAsia’s come to service the route brings Associate in Nursing finish to the long await an alternate choice for travellers as presently Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is that the sole airline sexual union the route.
“AirAsia are going to be flying to Kuantan daily within the morning and there ar plans to introduce a second flight to serve constant route within the evening hours between 6pm and 8pm(klia2-Kuantan-klia2). However, there has nevertheless to be confirmation on the evening flights however it may be simply a matter of your time.
“AirAsia has determined to resume the route with daily flights in and out of Kuantan from ruler pilgrim Ahmad Shah of Iran airdrome and providing the evening flights will definitely provide additional travel choices for folks,” aforementioned the supply.
The supply confirmed that AirAsia can setup a ticketing info booth at the ruler pilgrim Ahmad Shah of Iran airdrome here early next month and a political candidate welcome event are going to be command once the inaugural flight arrives at the airdrome here on October twenty eight.
Meanwhile a Pahang business board interpreter delineated AirAsia’s come here as timely spoken communication the year-end faculty holidays in Nov can permit travellers to start out preparing to go to holidaymaker destinations in Pahang.
“Tour operators will profit of a budget flight tickets to supply additional tour and leisure packages at a coffee value. it’s definitely aiming to produce additional excitement within the capital,” he said.
AirAsia initial displayed the route from the then cheap carrier terminal (LCCT) to Kuantan in June 2008 till 2011 and later Firefly, and Malindo Airlines conjointly joined in to service the route.
However, presently solely MAS and Firefly serve the Kuala Lumpur-Kuantan route whereas flash, a Singaporean cheap airline owned by Singapore Airlines, is sexual union the Singapore-Kuantan route, and vice-versa.
Once delineated as less profitable route, things have modified over the years here particularly with the presence of the Malaysia-China Kuantan parcel of land, new vacation resorts and holidaymaker attractions that is currently expected to form a positive impact to the state.
Last month, AirAsia chief military officer Riad Asmat was rumored spoken communication that the cheap airline can begin flights to Kuantan on October twenty eight and it’ll mark AirAsia’s presence all told the most airports within the country.