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AirAsia’s new flights with a little CSR

April 6, 20153 minute read
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You can now fly three new route between Malaysia / Indonesia and Malaysia / Philippines and do a little good at the same time.

In conjunction with the inaugural flights between Kuala Lumpur and Pontianak, Johor Bahru and Medan as well as the Kota Kinabalu / Cebu flights, the purchase of Tune Insurance as part of your package will see the company making a donation to helping children with cancer. As part of Tune INSURE’s #InspiringTheBest campaign, USD0.10 from each AirAsia Travel Protection Plan policy purchased will be donated towards this cause until 15th April 2015.

The twice weekly direct flights between Kuala Lumpur (KUL) and Pontianak (PNK) began on 27th March 2015, with AK 478  from KUL leaving at 11.45am (1145hrs) every Friday and Sunday and returning from PNK as AK 479, at 12.30pm (1230hrs) reaching KUL at 3.40pm (1540hrs) the same day.

The reinstated flights between Johor Bahru (JHB) and Medan (KNO) also began on 27 March 2015, with  AK 1335 departing JHB at 6.30pm (1830hrs) and arriving in KNO at 6.50pm (1850hrs) every Friday and Sunday. AK 1336 departs KNO for JHB at 7.15pm (1915hrs) arriving at 9.35pm (2135hrs) the same day.

The four times a week direct flights between Kota Kinabalu (BKI) and Cebu (CEB) began on 27th March 2015, with Z2 131 leaving Cebu at 3.40pm (1540hrs) reaching BKI at 5.35pm (1735hrs) every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and returning from BKI as Z2 132, at 6.00pm (1800hrs) the same day arriving at 7.55pm (1955hrs).

Passengers will also benefit from promotional one-way fares available until 12th April. All­-in­-fares from Kuala Lumpur / Pontianak are priced from RM99 one way, Johor Bahru / Medan flights are available from RM79 one way and you can pick up a ticket Kota Kinabalu / Cebu from RM121 one way.

AirAsia currently flies to sixteen cities in Indonesia – Banda Aceh, Balikpapan, Bandung, Bali, Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Medan, Palembang, Padang, Pekanbaru, Surabaya, Semarang, Solo, Makassar, Lombok and Pontianak from five hubs in Malaysia. Langkawi has recently been added as an International hub, bringing the total to six. Watch this space for new flights between Langkawi and Indonesian ports in the near future.

Apart from the new flights to Cebu, guests flying from Kota Kinabalu can also connect to Manila with four weekly direct flights. AirAsia also connects Malaysia to Philippines with direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Clark, Cebu, Manila and Kalibo (the gateway to Boracay).

All the promotional fares can be booked on the AirAsia website as well as AirAsia’s mobile app on iPhone and Android devices, as well as the mobile site.

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

# AirAsia, BKI / CEB, JHB / KNO, KUL - PNK, new flights, Tune INSURE
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