Thu, 18 February 2016

AirAsia to Launch Kuala Lumpur - Shantou Flights

AirAsia will launch four times per week direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Shantou, China on 25 March 2016.

The new route, which will be the airlines 14th into China from Malaysia, will be operated with 180-seat Airbus A320 aircraft

Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial for AirAsia Berhad said, We are very happy to add Shantou into our list of destinations in China. There has been a demand for this route, and we are pleased to announce this four times weekly direct flight. We are positive that this route will further add towards the number of Chinese tourist arrivals into Malaysia, especially with the recent announcement by the government to relax visa policies for China visitors into the country.

Located on the eastern coast of Guangdong province, Shantou has many charming tourist attractions. Nan Ao Island, Qing Ao Bay, Lotus Peak, Queshi Scenic Spot, Chen CiHongs former residence, Symbolic Tower of the Tropic of Cancer, Zhongshan Park and Rainbow Shadows in the Harbour are collectively known as the Eights Sights of Shantou. 

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