Bandung, 6 November 2013 – AirAsia Indonesia today announces the launch of Bandung – Johor Bahru route. The new service will commence with a maiden flight on December 1, 2013, using the brand new Airbus A320.
The new flight route between Bandung and Johor Bahru will be served four times weekly every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
Dharmadi, Chief Executive Officer AirAsia Indonesia said, “We are delighted to announce the launch of Bandung – Johor Bahru route, the third international destination from Bandung after Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. We will be the first airline to operate the route, further reinforcing our commitment to strengthen air connectivity from Bandung and to promote the city’s charm to the world.”
“We also hope that this new service will further strengthen bilateral ties between Indonesia and Malaysia, and contribute to the growth of business as well as tourism in both countries,” Dharmadi added.
As part of the airline’s continued commitment to strengthen its presence in Bandung, AirAsia Indonesia also enhances flight frequencies from Bandung to Denpasar (from 2x weekly to 3x weekly), to Singapore (from 2x weekly to 3x weekly), and to Kuala Lumpur (from 3x daily to 31x weekly) starting December 1, 2013.**
Bandung, often dubbed as Paris Van Java, is West Java’s capital as well as the main gate to the province. Surrounded by a cool atmosphere, Bandung is the perfect getaway destination for travelers and families alike. The city offers a wide range of sightseeing activities, shopping experiences, entertainment venues, and culinary delights to suit all budgets.
The largest indoor theme park in South East Asia, Trans Studio, further complements the attractions that Bandung has to offer. This theme park consists of over 20 exciting rides and offers a variety of shows, making it the ideal place for adults and children alike. For nature lovers and adventure seekers, Lembang Hills, Mount Tangkuban Perahu and Ciater Hot Spring are not to be missed. Located on the outskirts of Bandung, these famous tourist spots offers some of the most breathtaking views.
From Bandung, AirAsia Indonesia currently flies to four domestic destinations namely Medan, Pekanbaru, Surabaya and Denpasar, as well as to two international routes Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, with a total of 70 flights per week. Effective December 1, 2013, with the new route as well as the additional frequencies, AirAsia Indonesia will operate a total of 95 flights per week from and to Bandung.
To celebrate the new route launch, AirAsia Indonesia offers special fares from as low as IDR 99,000* from Bandung to Johor Bahru. The special fares are now available for grabs on www.airasia.com, call center at 021-29270999 (national) or 022-4266888 (Bandung), AirAsia sales office and at the nearest travel agents.
For the ultimate holiday, AirAsiaGo, the airline’s online travel portal which provides more than 100.000 hotels and tour packages worldwide, also offers special deals for accommodation in Johor Bahru from as low as IDR 444.000,- per night. The special deals are only available during the promo period. Please visit www.airasiago.com for more information.
*Basic fare and for one way travel only, excluding taxes and other fees. Terms and conditions apply.
** Subject to regulatory approval