Travellers will soon be able to fly direct Kuala Lumpur – Almaty in Kazakhstan, one of the cities that should be on everyone’s bucket list! AirAsia X spreads its wings to Central Asia commencing 14th March 2024. As the first Malaysian airline to fly direct to Almaty, the service opens up new horizons for globetrotters, adventure seekers, foodies, and those looking to explore different cultures. The airline is confident it will contribute to a substantial increase in tourism both ways by providing direct and affordable access between Kuala Lumpur and this unique destination.
Almaty, the commercial and cultural hub of Kazakhstan, beckons travellers with its majestic landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and a blend of tradition and modern lifestyle. Almaty is also the gateway to one of the world’s ten largest nations. Almaty is in the south of the country, close to the border with Kyrgyzstan. The Kazakh Capital Astana is in the north of the country and although the country is technically landlocked, it does have a coastline on the Caspian Sea.
Promo fares Kuala Lumpur – Almaty
As AAX prepares to start its engines for the first time to Central Asia, travellers can soon experience the magic of Almaty, a city where history meets innovation. Pick up a promotional all-in* one-way introductory fare from RM99 for Economy seats. Purchase on the AirAsia website until 30th November 2023 for travel between 14th March and 26th October 2024.
…. The AAX entry into Kazakhstan signifies a remarkable milestone in our nations’ relations. This strategic initiative not only strengthens the cultural and economic ties between Kazakhstan and Malaysia but also provides affordable options for travellers in the region to explore the captivating beauty of Almaty, and the whole of Kazakhstan.Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan, HE Bulat Sugurbayev
He went on to add that the world’s 9th largest country can boast digital competitiveness outpacing several European, Asian, and American nations. As such, direct connectivity between Kuala Lumpur and Almaty is ready to elevate tourism and trade between Malaysia and Kazakhstan.
…. This is an entirely new market for AAX and a strategic route to expand into, bringing other parts of the world closer to Southeast Asia. As our first foray into Central Asia, the expansion into the Kazakh market is a strong testament to our vision and determination to explore new territories as well as resuming services to our most popular destinations post pandemic.AirAsia X CEO, Benyamin Ismail
So what are you waiting for?
Flight schedule Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Almaty (ALA)
|Days of Service
|Kuala Lumpur – Almaty
|Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
|Almaty – Kuala Lumpur
All times local. Almaty (GMT+6) time is 2 hrs behind Kuala Lumpur (GMT+8)
*All-in introductory fares are for one-way travel inclusive of airport taxes, MAVCOM fees, fuel surcharge, other relevant taxes and applicable fees. Seats are limited on a first come first serve basis. For flights departing from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia only. Other terms and conditions apply.