AirAsia today launched flights between Bangalore
in India and the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.
the seventh destination for AirAsia in India after Trivandrum,
Kolkata, Chennai, Kochi Tiruchirappali and Mumbai.
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
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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