AirAsia has unveiled plans to launch flights
between Kuala Lumpur and the popular Thai coastal town
of Hua Hin, south of Bangkok.
The airline will operate the route four
times per week starting 18 May 2018.
With a flight time of roughly two hours, AK830
is scheduled to depart Kuala
Lumpur every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 10:00
arriving in Hua Hin at 11:00. The return flight, AK831, is timed
to depart Hua Hin at 11:30 and arrive back in Kuala Lumpur at
Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial, AirAsia
Malaysia said, “We are thrilled to introduce Kuala Lumpur-Hua Hin
route as the latest addition to our ever-growing network. Since
launching Phuket in 2003 as our first international route from
Kuala Lumpur, we currently have flights to seven cities in
Thailand. In 2017 alone, we carried about 1.3 million of guests
from Kuala Lumpur to Thailand. Moreover, Thailand was ranked ninth
among the world’s most visited countries by the United Nation’s
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) report published in 2017.
Hence, we are positive that Hua Hin will be the new preferred
holiday destination and hope that the new route will further
contribute to the tourism growth for both cities.”
celebrate the new route, AirAsia is
offering promotional all-in-fares from THB 990 one way until 4
March 2018 for travel between 18 May 2018 and 26
AirAsia Malaysia currently operates 165 weekly flights to
Thailand. Besides Hua Hin, the airline also flies to six other
routes to Thailand such as Bangkok (80 times weekly), Phuket (35
times weekly), Krabi (21 times weekly), Hat Yai (7 times weekly),
Chiang Mai (14 times weekly), and Pattaya (4 times weekly).