AirAsia continues to bridge gaps with introduction of three new exclusive routes

Base fare from as low as RM69* from Johor Bahru to Tawau and free seats* from Singapore to Terengganu and Kota Bharu available now!

Sepang, 11 February 2014

AirAsia continues with its expansion plans by launching three new routes from Johor Bahru - Tawau, Singapore - Kota Bharu and Singapore - Terengganu, at the same time proudly becoming an exclusive operator of these routes.

AirAsia is offering a base fare from as low as RM69* from Johor Bahru to Tawau, available from now until 16 February 2014, with the travel period from 18 April 2014 – 31 January 2015.

The airline is giving away free seats* from Singapore to Kota Bharu or Terengganu and available for booking online from now until 16 February 2014. The travel period for this promotion is from 21 April 2014 - 25 October 2014 for Singapore – Kota Bharu and 22 April 2014 – 25 October 2014 for Singapore - Terengganu.

The offers are available for booking at, where guests are only required to pay for applicable fees and taxes from RM29 one way.

Apart from the website, the flights can also be booked via AirAsia’s mobile apps which are available on iPhone, Android devices, the Blackberry Z10 and now on the Windows Phone platform. Simply search AirAsia on the respective app stores to download and start booking.

Kenny Wong, Head of Commercial for AirAsia Berhad said, “The launch of these three new routes is another step we’re taking towards our aggressive expansion plans in Malaysia and in the region. We are proud to be the sole operator to provide air services to bridge the gap between these destinations and this signifies our never-ending commitment to present low fares, more choices and trustworthy air links to the underserved.

These new routes provide our guests with more destination options especially to East Malaysian residents in Tawau, Sabah to explore more Peninsular Malaysian destinations by connecting directly to Johor Bahru and vice versa. Singapore dwellers could also enjoy the offerings of Terengganu and Kota Bahru, a refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of the Lion city made possible by the newly launched direct flights," Kenny added.

AirAsia is also currently offering 20% off for all seats and applicable for all AirAsia flights, enabling guests to fly throughout the region, with the widest connecting network.

The 20% promo for all seats all flights are available for booking online at from now until 16th February 2014, with applicable taxes and fees from RM29 one way and travel from 17th February to 18th May 2014.

Apart from the website, guests can also book seats at the 20% off sale price via AirAsia’s mobile apps booking channels.

The airline’s route network spans across Asean countries and domestic flights in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines. AirAsia actively supports the Visit Malaysia Year 2014, via its efforts in providing seamless connectivity with the objective to drive more domestic and international arrivals throughout the country.

AirAsia has also launched three new routes connecting East and West Malaysia in January 2014, guests can fly directly from Kuching to Langkawi, and from Miri to Penang and Terengganu beginning 20th March 2014.

Stay tuned to AirAsia’s Twitter ( and Facebook ( for updates on latest promotions, activities and AirAsia news.

*not including fuel surcharge, applicable taxes & fees. For one way travel only.

Route Flight No Depart Arrive Date of commencement Frequency
Johor Bahru – Tawau AK 5596 1040hrs 1300hrs 18 April 2014 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
Tawau – Johor Bahru AK 5597 1325hrs 1545hrs 18 April 2014 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
Singapore – Kota Bharu AK 914 0910hrs 1035hrs 21 April 2014 Tue, Thurs, Sat
Kota Bharu - Singapore AK 915 1135hrs 1300hrs 21 April 2014 Tue, Thurs, Sat
Singapore - Terengganu AK 902 0910hrs 1035hrs 22 April 2014 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
Terengganu – Singapore AK 903 1135hrs 1300hrs 22 April 2014 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun