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AirAsia adds two new international routes to Penang

July 2, 20182 minute read
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Travellers to and from Penang will be happy they can now travel direct to two popular destinations. The inaugural flight from Phuket landed in Penang just after lunch on 1st July 2018 and on the other new route from Hanoi, touched down just after 11pm. AirAsia will fly four times weekly to Hanoi, capital of Vietnam and daily to Phuket, southern Thailand. This brings the number of AirAsia’s international one-way flights into Penang, to 307 flights weekly on eight routes. 

With the addition of Hanoi and Phuket, AirAsia now flies internationally from Penang to

  • Jakarta
  • Singapore
  • Medan
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Surabaya
  • Bangkok

as well as five domestic routes – Penang to

  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Johor Bahru
  • Kuching
  • Kota Kinabalu 
  • Langkawi

Promo Fares for each new route

In conjunction with the start of flights on the new routes, AirAsia is offering promotional all-in, one-way fares to both destinations.

Tickets are on sale

  • from Penang to Hanoi from MYR 119* or
  • MYR 79* from Penang to Phuket.

Book between 2nd July and 8th July 2018 for travel between 2nd July 2018 and 31st January 2019. Book online at or use the AirAsia mobile app on iPhone or Android devices to enjoy the special promotional fares.

*Promotional all-in fares quoted are for one-way travel only inclusive of taxes. Terms and conditions apply.

Penang, Hanoi and Phuket are three of Economy Traveller’s favourite places. We have lots of stories on what to do, see and eat in Penang. You can also check out 10 things to do in Hanoi or go island hopping in Phuket.

Flight Schedule Penang (PEN) – Hanoi (HAN)

Flight No From To Departure Arrival Days of service
AK618 PEN HAN 0615 (6.15am) 0820 (8.20am) Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
AK619 HAN PEN 0850 (8.50am) 1250 (12.50pm)

Flight Schedule Penang (PEN) – Phuket (HKT)

Flight No From To Departure Arrival Days of service
AK1910 PEN HKT 2025 (8.25pm) 2030 (8.30pm) Daily
AK1911 HKT PEN 2100 (9pm) 2305 (11.05pm)

**All times are local. Both Hanoi and Phuket are one hour behind the time in Penang.

# AirAsia, Hanoi, New Route, Penang, Phuket
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