Malaysia’s low-cost carrier AirAsia has launched flights between Bangalore and Kuala Lumpur. Bangalore will be the 7th Indian destination to be added to the airline’s existing network. The other states that the AirAsia flies are Trivandrum, Kolkata, Chennai, Kochi, Tiruchirappali and Mumbai.
AirAsia will charge as low as RM 25 to guests traveling from Bangalore as part of its offer of ‘one million free seats’ campaign. Brand new Airbus A320 aircraft will be operated by AirAsia on the route.
Ms. Kathleen Tan, Regional Head of Commercial, AirAsia said, “We are excited to launch our services between Kuala Lumpur and Bangalore. The daily service is expected to cater to significant traffic including business and leisure travelers as well as students to and from the tech-hub in Southern India. In addition to this, the service is also expected to cater to and promote medical tourism in the city of Bangalore. AirAsia foresees a huge demand from the health sector with patients seeking medical assistance from institutions based in Bangalore.”