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Penang and Kuching get more Batik Air flights

June 11, 20242 minute read
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Batik Air flights to Penang and Kuching will have expanded flight frequencies out of KLIA from 25th July 2024. These two key domestic destinations, Penang and Kuching are both growth areas.

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The additional flights to Kuching will be especially welcome with the increased travel needs for the upcoming 21st SUKMA Games which will be held in Sarawak on 17th – 24th August 2024. Flights from KLIA to Kuching will see an additional 14 services, bringing the total to 28 weekly flights, highlighting the airline’s support in time for the  sporting event that bring communities together across Malaysia.
Penang is scheduled to gain significantly with the rise in flights departing from KLIA to grow from 21 to 33 weekly flights.

…. We understand the importance of reliable and convenient air travel, especially during major events like SUKMA, and we are committed to meeting and exceeding the expectations of our customers.Batik Air Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Chandran Rama Muthy

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Sarawak Cultural Village, Damai Beach, Sarawak

He added that the anticipated event is expected to bring in 15,000 athletes and officials as well as 20,000 visitors nationwide. In response to the heightened traveller demand for SUKMA, Batik Air will double the daily flights to Kuching to four services. Flights to Penang will increase from three to five, from 25th July 2024.

…. SUKMA provides a platform to unearth young athletes who would represent the country at the international level, and we take pride in playing a part in its success.

For booking and more information, please visit the Batik Air website.

SUKMA may not be in Penang this year, but the food is always a drawcard and our photo shows just one favourite place to hunt for dinner.

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Food stalls in Kimberley St, Penang


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