AirAsia champions Asean further with new route to Phu Quoc, Vietnam
KUALA LUMPUR, 7 August 2018 - AirAsia continues to strengthen its Asean connectivity with the launch of direct services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Phu Quoc, Vietnam. The four weekly flights will commence on 2 November 2018.
Phu Quoc is the largest island in Vietnam that is home to a diverse landscape featuring lush forests, crystal clear beaches and towering mountains.
Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial AirAsia Malaysia said, “We are delighted to be the first airline to launch direct services from Kuala Lumpur to one of Asean’s best-kept secrets, Phu Quoc. As a truly Asean airline, we’re committed to enable more people to visit more places in this region. Our guests can connect seamlessly to Phu Quoc via Kuala Lumpur from 20 cities in 10 countries, including China, India, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia. Travellers from any country can also visit Phu Quoc visa-free for up to 30 days, making this paradise more accessible.
“We hope to contribute to the social and economic development of Phu Quoc through the power of connectivity. We look forward to working with the local government to develop Phu Quoc into a world class tourist destination.”
AirAsia is offering special introductory all-in-fares from Kuala Lumpur to Phu Quoc from RM90*. These fares are available for booking on airasia.com and the AirAsia mobile app from 8 August to 19 August 2018 for the travel period from 2 November 2018 to 29 March 2019. BigPay members will enjoy zero processing fees when making payment using BigPay card. BIG members can also redeem a one-way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Phu Quoc with as little as 100 BIG Points (base fare only).
Phu Quoc marks AirAsia Malaysia’s 59th unique route and the fifth route into Vietnam. Besides Phu Quoc, AirAsia also flies to four other destinations in Vietnam including Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Hanoi and Nha Trang from Malaysia.
Phu Quoc offers a slice of paradise for sun worshippers with 150 km long, beautiful coastline. Travellers can explore the three main regions in the district which are Phu Quoc island, Hon Thom and An Thoi Archipelago. Phu Quoc is part of the Kien Giang Province which was recognised by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve in 2006.
There are plenty of beautiful beaches in Phu Quoc. The popular ones include Long Beach, Ong Lang Beach, Ganh Dau Beach, and Starfish Beach, offering stunning views of the sunset and crystal clear waters to cool off in. Among the must-do activities include island exploration; visiting the Ham Ninh Village for a glimpse of a local fishing village; Suoi Tranh Waterfall surrounded in greeneries, caves and rock pools; savouring fresh seafood and local Vietnamese bites at the Dinh Cau Night Market; and more.
*Promotional all-in-fares quoted are for one-way travel only inclusive of taxes and fees. Fare shown are for BIG members only. Terms and conditions apply.
Flight Schedule for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL) – Phu Quoc, Vietnam (PQC):