AirAsia launches first international route from Bintulu to Singapore with Free Seats*

SEPANG, 3 November 2017

ENG-BTUSIN

AirAsia, the world’s best low cost airline for nine times in a row today launched the first international route from Bintulu to Singapore. The new route will commence on 27 December 2017 with four times weekly direct flights.

The introduction of the new unique route is in line with the airline’s continuous expansion plan in Sarawak. Besides adding two new routes to the state, namely Kuching-Shenzhen and Bintulu-Singapore, the airline is also increasing flight frequencies between key routes in East Malaysia; KuchingMiri to 29 times weekly, Kuching-Singapore to 16 times weekly, and Miri-Singapore to 7 times weekly.

To celebrate the launch, AirAsia is offering FREE SEATS* from Bintulu to Singapore which is available for booking from now to 12 November 2017 on airasia.com and AirAsia’s mobile app for iPhone and Android devices, for travel period between 27 December 2017 and 21 November 2018.

Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial AirAsia Berhad said, “We are pleased to launch another international route from Sarawak after launching Kuching-Shenzhen early this week. The new route and added flight frequencies announcements continue to strengthen our position in East Malaysia and further reaffirm our commitment to develop Sarawak, consistent with our current plan for the state.

“All these will not be possible without the continuous support from the government of Sarawak and we are very thankful to them. Sarawak has so much to offer beyond tourism, and that is why it is very important for us. Besides contributing to the tourism receipt in the state, we believe the Bintulu-Singapore route will also encourage trade and investments between the two cities.”

AirAsia now flies to three destinations from Bintulu; Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Kuching with a total of 39 weekly flights one way. Effective 7 November 2017, AirAsia will relocate operations at Singapore Changi Airport from Terminal 1 to the new state-of-the-art, fully-automated Terminal 4 to embrace the Fast and Seamless Travel (FAST).

Neighbour of Malaysia and Indonesia, Singapore is jam-packed with attractions such as the Marina Bay Sands, Gardens by the Bay, Sentosa Island, Universal Studios, Singapore Art Museum as well as the Marine Life Park - the world’s largest oceanarium. The Lion City also offers exciting dining options at Orchard Road, Arab Street, Chinatown, Bugis Street, Clarke Quay and Little India that make for uniquely Singapore experiences. Shopping and entertainment is never boring in this vibrant city with The Great Singapore Sale as well as other exciting events such as the Singapore Grand Prix, Laneway Festival, ZoukOut and many more.

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*FREE SEATS promotion is for one-way travel only exclusive of taxes and fees. All taxes and fees start from RM37. Terms and conditions apply.  

Flight Schedule for Bintulu, Malaysia (BTU) – Singapore (SIN):

Route  Flight No  STD ETA
Flight Frequency 
Singapore - Bintulu  AK 1284 0910hrs 1100hrs
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
Bintulu - Singapore  AK 1285 1125hrs 1315hrs
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun