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AirAsia to Increase KL - Yogyakarta Flights

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[HD video below] AirAsia is to increase its flight frequency between Kuala Lumpur (KUL) and Yogyakarta (JOG) in Indonesia, from one daily flight to twice daily.

The additional flight frequency will start on 31 October 2012.

To celebrate the increase, AirAsia is offering promotional, all-in-fares from as low as RM149 one way.

The booking period for this promotion is until 7 October 2012, for travel between 31 October 2012 and 30 September 2013. Terms and conditions apply.

From 31 October 7 November 2012, the second flight frequency will depart Kuala Lumpur at 16:40 and arrive Yogyakarta at 18:15 (GMT+7); from 8 November 2012 30 March 2013, the departure at 17:45 (KUL) and arrive at 19:20 (JOG); and from 31 March 26 October 2013 the departure will be at 15:15 (KUL) and arrival at 16:50(JOG).

AirAsia Berhads Director of Commercial, Jasmine Lee said, The increase of flight frequency for the Kuala Lumpur Yogyakarta route, from 1x to 2x daily, is to provide our guests with further convenience and more choices of flights times to suit their schedule and travel preferences. The increased flight frequency also presents enhanced access for business and leisure travelers from Kuala Lumpur to Yogyakarta and vice versa, with the potential to contribute to more growth in economic gains for both cities through healthier commerce and tourism activities.

Yogyakarta (also known as Yogya), the home of the mighty Mount Merapi, presents an abundance of attractions to visitors. The city of Yogyakarta is recognized as one of the most significant cultural centres of Indonesia, with a plethora of tourism appeals such as the majestic Borobudur temple, Keraton (Sultans Palace), silver capital Kota Gede and shopping paradise Malioboro (perfect for bargain and souvenir hunters).

The city is also ideal for those arty at heart, as Yogyakarta is known as the centre of fine Javanese arts ranging from dances, painting to craft work. Yogya is also known for its traditional textile production, especially fine batik which is regarded as one of the best textile products to be produced in Indonesia.

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