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AirAsia launches Kuala Lumpur - Bangalore Flights

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AirAsia today launched flights between Bangalore in India and the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.

 Bangalore is the seventh destination for AirAsia in India after Trivandrum, Kolkata, Chennai, Kochi Tiruchirappali and Mumbai.

 To celebrate, AirAsia is offering all in fares from as low as RM 25 to guests traveling from Bangalore as part of its offer of one million free seats. Bangalore, as part of AirAsia’s global network will be part of the free seats campaign, which are available for potential travelers to the city.

AirAsia will be operating its brand new Airbus A320 aircraft on the route.

Speaking about the launch, Ms. Kathleen Tan, Regional Head of Commercial, AirAsia said, “We are excited to launch our services between Kuala Lumpur and Bangalore. The daily service is expected to cater to significant traffic including business and leisure travelers as well as students to and from the tech-hub in Southern India. In addition to this, the service is also expected to cater to and promote medical tourism in the city of Bangalore. AirAsia foresees a huge demand from the health sector with patients seeking medical assistance from institutions based in Bangalore.”

On its inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur, AirAsia carried 15 children with Congenital Heart Disease requiring open heart surgery. The children will be operated upon at Narayana Hrudayalaya Heart Institute, Bangalore, one of the largest heart hospitals for children in the world.

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