Flights will commence on 26 April 2017 with 4 weekly flights, celebratory fares from as low as RM99* one way
SEPANG, 23 FEBRUARY 2017
AirAsia, the world’s best low cost airline adds Bhubaneswar into its list of destinations in India with four weekly direct flights from Kuala Lumpur, which will commence operations on 26 April 2017, making this AirAsia’s 14th route into India.
This new route is operated exclusively by AirAsia Berhad (flight code AK) and will offer guests an experience into the ancient city of Bhubaneswar, which is the capital of India’s Odisha state.
Celebratory all-in-fares from RM99* one way are available for booking from 23 February until 5 March 2017 for the travel period from 26 April 2017 until 27 October 2017. Visit airasia.com or use the AirAsia mobile app on the iPhone or Android devices to book this special promotional fares.
Aireen Omar, Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia Berhad said, “With Bhubaneswar now added to our extensive network, AirAsia is unlocking the potential of international air travel from Kuala Lumpur to Eastern India and its surrounding areas. We are thrilled to be serving Bhubaneswar direct, a huge market that no other airline is serving directly from Malaysia. Now, everyone from across the region can connect to Bhubaneswar with AirAsia via Kuala Lumpur. At the same time, the people of Odisha can use Bhubaneswar as a gateway to our extensive route network to Asean and beyond, where they will have access to over 120 destinations across our extensive route network”.
AirAsia also connects Kuala Lumpur directly to Bengaluru, Visakhapatnam, Kolkata, Kochi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Tiruchirappalli, New Delhi; and from Bangkok to Chennai, Bengaluru, Kochi and Kolkata.
Also known as ‘Temple City of India’, Bhubaneswar is the capital of the Indian state of Odisha, formerly known as Orissa and has a population of over two million people. It has a rich history of over 3,000 years and is now a rapidly growing city with commercial districts and a buzzing tourism sector with new upscale hotels, shops and restaurants.
Amongst some of the must-visit attractions include the ancient Lingaraj Temple, built in the 11th century as “the truest fusion of dream and reality”, and places such as Khandagiri and Udayagiri Caves which date back to the 2nd century BC. Historical places such as the Tribal Museum of Bhubaneswar is rich with collection of artifacts, crafts and art objects belonging to different tribes, while the Raj Bhavan garden serves as an important landmark of the modern capital city of Odisha.
Travellers should also look out for local products such as Chandua, a typical Orissa handiwork, and other products such as traditional paintings, metal ware-silver jewelry and Sambalpuri silk and cotton. On top of that, travellers can also leisure along the beaches at Puri and Gopalpur.
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*Promotional all-in fares quoted are for one-way travel only inclusive of taxes. Terms and conditions apply.
Flight Schedule for Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Bhubaneswar, India (BBI)
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