AirAsia reinstates direct routes from Kuching and Kota Kinabalu to Penang

AirAsia is reinstating direct flights from Penang to Kuching and Kota Kinabalu starting March 31, 2024. Photo credit: AirAsia

KUCHING, Jan 29: AirAsia will be reinstating its domestic routes between Penang and the East Malaysian capital cities of Kuching and Kota Kinabalu from March 31.

The airline, in a press release today, disclosed that seats are available for booking now from as low as RM119 one-way all-in for Kuching to Penang and from RM159 for Kota Kinabalu-Penang.

Book now until February 18 to enjoy the promo fares for travel from March 31 up until Nov 30. Bookings can be made via the airasia Superapp and the website.

The routes, operated by AirAsia Malaysia from its hubs in Kuching and Kota Kinabalu respectively, have been a popular choice amongst travellers from both sides of the country.

Aside from those on Penang island, travellers from other parts of the northern states including Seberang Perai, Kedah, Perlis and Perak will also find the routes providing better, easier and more convenient travel options for them to reach Kuching and Kota Kinabalu and explore the natural beauty, rich heritage and diverse cultures of the Borneo regions of Sarawak and Sabah.

AirAsia also connects both Kuching and Kota Kinabalu with daily direct flights, making it even easier for holidaymakers to plan their trips to both Sarawak and Sabah at one go. From Kuching, travellers can further explore the other parts of Sarawak through daily direct flights to Sibu, Bintulu and Miri and likewise, from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan and Tawau in eastern Sabah.

From the island city, travellers can also easily connect by road and rail to the other northern states and even to Southern Thailand. AirAsia also provides direct air connectivity from Penang to Langkawi island, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Ho Chi Minh City, among others.

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