AirAsia X has launched flights between the Low
Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) at Kuala Lumpur's International
Airport and Taipei, Taiwan.
The new Kuala Lumpur - Taipei route, operated
with 383-seat Airbus A330 aircraft, will offer travellers 5 direct
Dato’ Sri Ong
Tee Keat said, “I am proud that the Kuala-Lumpur-Taipei route has
finally taken off. Again, AirAsia has made another achievement in
Malaysia’s aviation industry. AirAsia’s move in promoting
connectivity to places beyond Malaysia is seen as an effort to
promote more travel and business opportunities for both Malaysians
and foreign users. With Taipei added into AirAsia’s route network,
this further strengthens AirAsia’s foothold in this region and
enhance economic ties between the two countries.”
AirAsia Group CEO Dato’ Sri Tony
Fernandes, said, “Taipei has great history, culture and is famed
as a food paradise. The city embraces modernity while retaining
its traditions and old world charm which I anticipate would be
highly popular for both business and leisure travelers.
to see excellent traffic from Asia, Europe and Australia feeding
into our flights connecting to Taipei via our hub in Kuala Lumpur.
And similarly, we look forward to welcoming passengers from Taiwan
into Malaysia connecting them to destinations on our extensive
route network across ASEAN countries, as well as to Australia, China, India,
Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Europe.”
AirAsia X also currently flies from
Kuala Lumpur to Australia (Melbourne, Perth and Gold Coast), China
(Hangzhou and Tianjin), and Europe (London).
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