AirAsia X Launches Flights Between Kuala
Lumpur and Jaipur, India
AirAsia X has launched flights between Kuala Lumpur
and Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, India.
The airline will
operate the route four times per week.
AirAsia Berhad Executive Chairman and AirAsia X Group CEO, Datuk
Kamarudin Meranun said, “India is one of our key growth markets,
and we can build a stronger foothold here. We now fly to two
destinations in the world-renowned Golden Triangle with the addition of the Jaipur flights to our existing Delhi services.
This latest route addition brings the total of weekly flights
connecting Malaysia to India under AirAsia Group to 110 times and
total capacity under AirAsia Group including AirAsia X to 22,755
Since 2010, AirAsia Group has
enabled over 16 million passengers to travel in and out of India.
As of December 2017, AirAsia X Malaysia has carried over 184,482
guests since the introduction of the Kuala Lumpur-New Delhi direct
service in February 2016.
With the new route,
AirAsia X together with its short haul affiliate, AirAsia now
serve a total of 19 Indian cities including Bagdogra, Bengaluru,
Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal,
Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Ranchi, Srinagar,
Tiruchirappalli and Visakhapatnam.
“This new service to Jaipur is part of our
goal to meet the growing demand for regional connectivity to
tier-II cities in India. Through the increase in flight operations
from airports in tier-II and tier-III cities, India’s regional
connectivity will be enhanced. We expect this new route to boost
passenger growth between Malaysia, India and the region,” added
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