AirAsia has launched flights between Kochi in
India and Kuala Lumpur the capital of Malaysia. Kochi is one of
the airline’s latest Indian destinations which includes Kolkata
and Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).
AirAsia is the only airline from Kuala Lumpur which is servicing
Kochi with direct daily flights.
Tan, Regional Head of Commercial AirAsia said, “With Kochi now
added to our extensive network, AirAsia is unlocking the potential
of international air travel from Kuala Lumpur to Southern India
and its surrounding areas. We are thrilled to be serving Kochi
direct, a huge market that no other airline is serving directly.
With the commencement of this direct service to Kuala Lumpur, the
people of Kerala and India can now use Kochi as a gateway to our
extensive route network to ASEAN and beyond ...... Moving forward, we are looking
into expanding our route network in India and opening-up the
market. Amongst the destinations which are on our network radar
include Chennai, Hyderabad, Banglore and Mumbai.”
AirAsia is currently the largest low-cost carrier in Asia and
services one of the most extensive route network in South East Asia with
over 70 destinations across 20 countries and 9 major hubs in
Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Kota Kinabalu), Thailand (Bangkok,
Phuket) and Indonesia (Jakarta, Bali, Surabaya, Bandung). It has
grown from a modest two aircraft to its current fleet of 85,
servicing over 130 routes in just 7 years.
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