Saturday, November 04, 2017

AirAsia launches first international route from Bintulu to Singapore

KUCHING: AirAsia launched the first international route from Bintulu to Singapore yesterday.

The new route will commence on Dec 27, 2017 with four direct weekly flights.

The introduction of the new unique route is in line with the airline’s continuous expansion plan in Sarawak.

Besides adding two new routes to the state, namely Kuching-Shenzhen and Bintulu-Singapore, the airline is also increasing flight frequencies between key routes in East Malaysia: Kuching-Miri now 29 times weekly, Kuching-Singapore to (16 times weekly), and Miri-Singapore (7 times weekly).

To celebrate the launch, AirAsia is offering free seats for bookings made from now up to Nov 12 for flights from Bintulu to Singapore between Dec 27, 2017 to Nov 21 2018, on and AirAsia’s mobile app.

Spencer Lee, head of commercial for AirAsia Bhd said: “We are pleased to launch another international route from Sarawak after launching Kuching-Shenzhen early this week.

The new route and added flight frequencies continue to strengthen our position in East Malaysia and further reaffirm our commitment to develop Sarawak, consistent with our current plan for the state.”