After AirAsia X Berhad’s inaugural flight D7182 landed on time at 10.00PM in New Delhi on the 3rd February 2016, a celebratory event was held in New Delhi to commemorate the entry of AirAsia X into northern India. The four times weekly flights use the airlines popular Airbus A330 aircraft which carried an impressive 90% load on its maiden flight.
In conjunction with the launch of the new direct route, AirAsia X is offering promotional all-in one-way fares from RM 459 for standard seats and RM 999 for Premium Flatbed seats until 14th February 2016, for travel between 4th February and 30th June 2016.
These promotional fares can be booked online at the AirAsia website, by using their mobile app on iPhone and Android devices, or the AirAsia mobile site.
Speaking at the welcome event in New Delhi, which was graced by His Excellency Datuk Naimun Ashakli Mohammad, High Commissioner of Malaysia to India and Amran Abdul Rahman, North India Director, Tourism Malaysia, Benyamin Ismail, CEO of AirAsia X Berhad was excited to herald the return of AirAsia X flights to New Delhi…..
….We now have stronger foundation to be in this market, complementing the existing route network of our affiliates AirAsia Berhad, Thai AirAsia and AirAsia India, in addition to the growing demand for connectivity between New Delhi and Kuala Lumpur. Moving forward, we plan to provide even greater connectivity to Australia and North Asia via Kuala Lumpur from this capital city. In 2015, our affiliates Malaysia AirAsia and Thai AirAsia carried over 1 million guests in and out of India, and with AirAsia X’s entry into this market, we can provide even more connectivity for our Indian guests to the rest of Asia and Australia through our extensive route network, especially through our Fly-Thru product.
The optional Fly-Thru service enables passengers to connect to flights with their baggage checked-through to the final destination without the hassle of immigration clearance at the transit hub. With this optional service, guests can now travel to New Delhi seamlessly from most cities in Asia and Australia such as from Sydney, Bali, Phuket or Hong Kong to New Delhi via Kuala Lumpur. You can also connect to other cities in India such as Goa, Bengaluru or Guwahati directly from New Delhi via AirAsia India’s domestic operations using the flight code I5.
Why visit New Delhi?
New Delhi, in the north of India is the capital city of India and when taken together with Old Delhi, it is said to be one of the oldest existing cities in the world, estimated to be over 5,000 years old. It has been home to Hindu Kings, Muslim Sultans and the British Raj, a vibrant witness of many cultures over the millennia. Today, it is a modern city with many heritage monuments and architectural wonders worth travelling across the globe to visit.
Visit the Lotus Temple, The India Gate and The Red Fort and you can’t miss the famed Taj Mahal in the neighbouring city of Agra. A white marble mausoleum built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal in 1632, this UNESCO World Heritage building is one of the world’s most celebrated structures.
Flight Schedule for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL) – New Delhi, India (DEL)
|KUL||DEL||19:00hrs (7:00 pm)||22:00hrs (10:00 pm)||Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday|
|D7 183||DEL||KUL||23:15hrs (11.15 pm)||07:30hrs
(7:30 am next day)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
Note: All time are local.