AirAsia increases frequency from Tiruchirappalli to Kuala Lumpur with 4 daily direct flights

TIRUCHIRAPPALLI, 24 March 2017 – AirAsia is pleased to announce the increase of direct flights from Tiruchirappalli to Kuala Lumpur with 4 daily flights.

The additional frequency connecting Tiruchirappalli & Kuala Lumpur will commence on 26 April 2017 and will be operated by AirAsia with the flight code AK.

Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial for AirAsia Berhad said, “When we launched this exclusive route in 2008, we were the only airline that operated direct flights from Tiruchirappalli to Kuala Lumpur. Over the years that followed, we witnessed a strong and upward demand by travelers of both countries. In fact in 2016 alone, we flew more than 178,000 passengers for this route. We are confident that the added frequency of 4 daily flights will see a higher growth in numbers and we will continue to enhance the connectivity between both countries with India being one of our key markets.”

The top 5 travellers for the Tiruchirappalli - Kuala Lumpur route are from India, Malaysia, Australia, Singapore, Indonesia with Kuala Lumpur being AirAsia’s biggest hub that flies to over 120 destinations across 26 countries.

AirAsia also connects other parts of India between Kuala Lumpur with direct flights from Tiruchirappalli, Bhubaneswar, Bengaluru, Visakhapatnam, Kolkata, Kochi, Hyderabad, Chennai, New Delhi; and from Chennai, Bengaluru, Kochi and Kolkata to Bangkok, Thailand.

Kuala Lumpur or “KL” is the perfect representation of the harmoniously multi-racial Malaysia. From its humble beginnings of a tin mining city, the ‘muddy confluence’ has progressively transformed into one of the most developed capital cities of Southeast Asia Kuala Lumpur’s world-famous landmark, the Petronas Twin Towers (KLCC), and its surrounding attractions host various cultural elements that represent Malaysia.

Places to visit such as the 421m tall KL Tower, Central Market (Pasar Seni), Petaling Street, KLCC, Malaysia Tourism Centre and Bukit Bintang are all accessible from the free GoKL bus. A day trip to visit other nearby attractions such as Port Dickson, Genting Highlands, Cameron Highlands, Bukit Tinggi, Putrajaya, Batu Caves, and Sunway Lagoon are also ideal from the city centre.

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