Friday, September 22

AirAsia’s Kuala Lumpur to Solo route makes a comeback


KUCHING: AirAsia Bhd (AirAsia ) is set to blaze the trail in Indonesia by making the Lumpur – Solo route available once again, after announcing a brief pause in operations early this year as part of the airline’s realignment of business plans in Indonesia.

Flights for this route will re-commence December 21, 2012 with three weekly flights on , Thursdays and Saturdays.

“Indonesia is a very important market and presents many opportunities for the airline to expand and prosper. The momentary breather on Kuala Lumpur-Solo early this year was a part of the realigning process of business plans in Indonesia, in order to effectively capitalise on the prospects presented by the market,” highlighted the group in a press release yesterday.

“With Indonesia enjoying sustained economic growth, demand for flight services have increased and AirAsia is set to tap into this enhanced demand. With superior business plans in place, the airline is confident to be a leader in the market.”

AirAsia has flown more than nine million guests from Malaysia to Indonesia so far, and is dedicated to further development of Malaysian-Indonesian routes which will bring positive economic impacts through more business and tourism activities.

Solo, the heart of Javanese Culture is located in Central Java. The vibrant city is a one hour drive from Yogyakarta and two hours drive from Semarang (the capital of central Java).

To celebrate, AirAsia is offering promotional all-in-fares from as low as RM99 one-way from Kuala Lumpur to Solo, now until November 25, 2012 with the period from December 21, 2012 until September 30, 2013.

Besides re-commencement of Kuala Lumpur to Solo, it is also increasing flight frequencies from Penang to Medan to times weekly starting fromDecember 1, 2012. Promotional all-in-fares from as low as one-way are available on its website from until November 25, 2012 for the period from December 1, 2012 until September 30, 2013.