AirAsia to operate the only direct flight from Kota Kinabalu – Kota Bahru

New 3x weekly flights commences 16th Nov, book from now until 15th Sept with all-in-fares from RM99 one way

SEPANG, 5th Sept 2013

AirAsia is introducing its 8th domestic route from its second busiest hub in Malaysia – Kota Kinabalu, with the announcement of 3x weekly direct flights from Kota Kinabalu – Kota Bahru, which will commence from 16th November 2013 onwards.
This new direct flight will further complement AirAsia’s extensive connectivity from East Malaysia to Peninsular Malaysia, with flights every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, and will be the sole airline to operate this route in the country.

Promotional all-in-fares are from as low as RM99 one way, and the inaugural flight will take off on 16th November and guests are able to travel from then until 5th August 2014 when they book online from now until 15th September 2013 at 

Kenny Wong, Head of Commercial, AirAsia Berhad commented, “There is an increasing trend in those travelling to Kota Bahru from Kota Kinabalu, where they connect via our other hubs such as Johor Bahru & Kuala Lumpur. This new 3x weekly direct flight will be a major convenience factor, and enhance both business & leisure travellers’ numbers into each state, and AirAsia is proud to be the only airline connecting East Malaysia directly to the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia.

“Furthermore, tourists & business travellers from Chinese destinations such as Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, as well as Taipei who fly into Kota Kinabalu through AirAsia can now connect directly to Kota Bahru to experience the beauty of Perhentian Islands, or even source for the exquisite batik that are produced in Kelantan,” added Kenny.

Sabahans and those who need to connect via Kota Kinabalu can easily reach the north of Peninsular Malaysia with direct flights to Penang; or to the south with direct flights to Johor Bahru; and now the East Coast of Peninsular with this new direct flight to Kota Bahru.
AirAsia connects both East Malaysia and Peninsular with 417x weekly flights, and offers the best connectivity within East Malaysia as well.

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