AirAsia launches four new domestic routes in time for festive season


AirAsia Malaysia (flight code AK) today announces four new routes connecting cities between East and West Malaysia will be launching from January 2022. These four new routes are Kuching – Langkawi, Johor Bahru – Bintulu, Penang – sibu and Kota Kinabalu – Kuala Terengganu.

The four new routes are:

To kickstart these new routes, guests can secure great value flights+hotel deals through the ‘SNAP’ icon on the Super App starting from just RM239 from now until 16 January 2022 and start traveling from 25 January to 30 June 2022. Those who prefer to book their hotels separately may check the ‘Hotels’ icon in the app and get an extra 10% off with the promo code AAHOTEL10.

Riad Asmat, CEO AirAsia Malaysia said: “As the festive season is upon us, AirAsia is excited and fully ready to offer our guests more routes between more major cities in Malaysia. These new routes further strengthen our tourism footprint in Malaysia, providing more options for international visitors to travel between the states.

“We look forward to continuing our work to explore even more new routes across Malaysian airports from other parts of our Asean network. From an operational standpoint, we have extensively prepared to ensure all of our guests can travel safely, seamlessly and with peace of mind. AirAsia guests are always assured of the stringent health and safety protocols enforced on all of our flights with our highly trained and fully vaccinated crew continuing to deliver the world’s best service during the pandemic.”

AirAsia has spent the period of downtime in travel over the past 20 months to further improve and revamp its flight procedures and processes. in the highest interest of safety and wellbeing of all its guests and employees, only fully-vaccinated employees will operate flights and be on-duty at airport terminals and likewise, only fully-vaccinated guests are accepted onboard.  As part of its robust Covid-19 mitigation plan, AirAsia has made it mandatory for guests to check-in via the airasia Super App and launched a unique FACES facial recognition boarding system that will make the entire journey fully digital and contactless.

All AirAsia’s aircraft are properly maintained according to procedures set by the manufacturer. AirAsia has set up an in-house maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) unit called Asia Digital Engineering that provides services not only to AirAsia but also other airlines. Likewise, all its pilots and cabin crew are regularly trained for mandatory refresher courses and ongoing retraining so that they are always on top of their job.

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