AirAsia has announced that it will resume international flights from India to Malaysia and Thailand. Flights are now available from April and May 2022 onwards. Manoj Dharmani, AirAsia’s Regional Commercial Head for India, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh, said that “AirAsia’s resumption of international flights has been highly anticipated by both the airline and its guests. With Malaysia and Thailand reopening and travel restrictions being lifted, AirAsia will be continually re-introducing international services, starting from April 2022. In this regard, India, Malaysia, and Thailand are countries with significant potential in terms of stimulating tourism and reigniting the economy. We believe that our flight resumption will bring great opportunity and support to the countries’ economic recovery.”
The airline will operate six new routes from India to Malaysia include Bengaluru to Kuala Lumpur (KL) and Chennai to Kuala Lumpur (already underway), Tiruchirappalli to KL from 5 April, Kochi – KL commencing 18 April, Kolkata – KL commencing 23 April and Hyderabad – KL commencing from 01 May, 2022.
The five new routes to be launched from India to Thailand will include Kochi-Bangkok (Don Mueang) and Jaipur-Bangkok (Don Mueang) from 1st May; Bengaluru-Bangkok (Don Mueang) and Chennai-Bangkok (Don Mueang) on 4th May and Kolkata-Bangkok (Don Mueang) from 2nd May.
AirAsia Group was recently recognized as the only Thai airline among the Top 3 “Most On-Time Low-Cost Carriers” as ranked by leading aviation and travel data analytics firm Cirium for 2021 with an on-time performance average of 97.47%.
AirAsia started as a low-cost carrier with operations in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and India, and has carried more than 600 million guests to over 160 destinations in its network across Asia, Australia, the Middle East and the US.
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