AirAsia introduces Kolkata as the first India route to Johor Bahru, Malaysia

The new Kolkata-Johor Bahru route is set to commence on 28 November 2017 with five times weekly direct flights

KOLKATA, 23 August 2017 – AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline today introduced Kolkata as the first India route to Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The new Kolkata-Johor Bahru route is set to commence operation on 28 November 2017 with 5 times weekly direct flights.

The unique route, which will further expand connectivity from Kolkata, will be the airline’s 2nd route from Kolkata and 3rd international destination from the hub.

Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial, AirAsia Berhad said, “We are proud to introduce Kolkata as the first route from India to Johor Bahru hub as we are committed to provide better connectivity to our guests. Besides Johor Bahru, the AirAsia Group has also introduced flights connecting Kolkata and Bali with 4x weekly flights.”

“We are also thrilled to be the only airline in Malaysia to offer this direct flight, linking southern Malaysia to the capital of West Bengal directly – and we hope that the announcement of this new connectivity will benefit both cities in many ways, in addition to strengthening ties between Malaysia and India,” he added.

To commemorate the announcement of the new route, AirAsia is offering all-in- fares from INR 2,999* one way on from now to 3 September 2017 for the travel period between 28
November 2017 and 28 August 2018. The promotional fare is also available on AirAsia’s mobile app for iPhone and Android devices, as well as the mobile site

AirAsia currently operates 14 weekly flights to Kolkata Airport. In addition to Johor Bahru, AirAsia also flies to 3 other international destinations; Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Bali as well as six other domestic destinations; Bagdogra, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Delhi, Jaipur and Ranchi.

Johor Bahru, the capital city of Johor, Malaysia is fast becoming a top holiday destination for its great shopping and entertainment, delicious southern fares, and beautiful nature. Experience the exciting Legoland Malaysia, Hello Kitty and Puteri Harbour theme parks, go hiking or camping at Endau Rompin National Park or Mount Lambak Recreational Forest, or plan a beach getaway at the beautiful islands of Rawa, Sibu, Besar and Pemanggil. Johor is also a shopping haven where travelers can shop a huge array of designer goods at discounted prices at Johor Premium Outlets, Tebrau City Shopping Centre, and City Square.

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*Promotional all-in- fares quoted are for one-way travel only inclusive of taxes and fees. Terms and conditions apply.



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