Tuesday, AirAsia X, the Malaysian-based long-haul low-cost airline
celebrated 100 days since commencing international flights between Kuala Lumpur
and Hangzhou. AirAsia X was the first ASEAN airline to commence direct services
on the route with five weekly flights from 4th February 2008.
To commemorate the 100 days celebration, AirAsia X is offering promotional fares starting from RMB
100 (approximately MYR45). Available online, guests can book through
airasia.com and the booking period to enjoy this special fare is open
until 3 May 2008 for travel between 11 June to 25 September 2008. AirAsia X guests in China may also book online via Chinese domestic debit cards and
Chinese credit cards.
Tan, Regional Head of Commercial, AirAsia Group, said, “We see Hangzhou as a strategic gateway to Yangtze River Delta, with
direct access to about 15% of the population and 26% of the GDP of mainland China. We look forward to draw more international and
regional guests to China using Kuala Lumpur as its connecting gateway. As a truly low-cost long-haul low fares airline, AirAsia X will
progressively increase inbound and outbound traffic and boost tourism in Hangzhou and the surrounding areas like Shanghai, to Malaysia
and vice versa. The 100 days celebration of the Kuala Lumpur – Hangzhou route along side with our super low
fares, is testament to AirAsia X’s goal to make international travel accessible and a reality for all
AirAsia X has also appointed Hangzhou Comfort Air Services Company Ltd
to provide bus services to AirAsia X guests from
Hangzhou Xioashang International Airport to and from Shanghai City Centre beginning 1 May, 2008. Guests may purchase the tickets at
RMB100 one way (approximately RM45) on board AirAsia X's flights, at the airport and Shanghai City Centre, Waima Road close to the Nanpu
bridge station of Metro line 4.
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