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AirAsia X Celebrates Paris Launch with Promotion

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AirAsia X has launched flights between Kuala Lumpur and Orly International airport in France.

The new service by AirAsia X will offer the people of Paris and its surrounding regions four times weekly flights to Kuala Lumpur, the gateway to South East Asia and beyond.

In celebration of the first flight into Paris, AirAsia X is offering promotional low fares across the AirAsia network. The airline is not just offering guests special fares to Kuala Lumpur from as low as €229/RM679 (all in fare) one way from Paris but also promotional fares via its new “Fly Thru” services.

The new connecting “Fly Thru” services which was recently introduced to facilitate a more convenient transit process for connecting guests across selected destinations on the AirAsia X and AirAsia network via its hub in Kuala Lumpur is also offering promotional connecting fares one way from Paris to Indonesia (Bali, Jakarta, Medan and Surabaya) with fares from as low as €269, from €319 to China (Chengdu, Tianjin, Hangzhou), from €329 to Taiwan(Taipei), from €249 to Singapore, from €279 to Thailand (Bangkok) and from €439 to New Zealand (Christchurch).

Passengers who opt for this service no longer have to clear immigration in Kuala Lumpur low cost carrier terminal, nor go through the hassle of checking in their luggage twice in order to connect to their onward destinations or worry about transit visa applications. The fares for the above promotion are available online for the booking until 20 February 2011 for the travel period between 1 September to 10 November 2011.

To add to this low fare promotion, AirAsia X is also offering point to point low fares within the same booking and travel period for those who prefer to travel to Kuala Lumpur and travel hop to an onward destinations later across AirAsia’s network to Thailand (Phuket), Vietnam (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City), and Cambodia (Phnom Penh). Fares from Kuala Lumpur to the above destinations are offered from as low as €38 one way. Promotional seats are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Terms and conditions apply.

Tourism Minister of Malaysia, YB Datuk Seri’ Dr. Ng Yen Yen, said ”I am proud with AirAsia X’s achievements thus far and thrilled with the anticipated increase in traffic from this European market into Malaysia. The arrival of the first flight into France from Malaysia will indeed foster new travel demand and enhance the tourism sectors of both countries. As a representative of the Malaysian government, I look forward to working with the airline to further create new demands and serve the underserved markets in ensuring tourism prosperity and growth for the country.”

The new route will be serviced by the Airbus A340 aircraft with 327 passenger capacity including 18 Premium seats.

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