The Hush Post:
Want to fly to Kuala Lampur, and that too from Amritsar, book your flight now for Rs 3,555. Bookings for Air Asia’s maiden August flight on this route are open from today till May 13 on AirAsiaX.com or the Airasia mobile app. AirAsiaX has announced the opening of a new direct route from Kuala Lumpur to Amritsar.
A five-hour flight, it has 365 economy seats and 12 club classes with premium flatbed seats at Rs11,900.
Starting from August 16, 2018, the low-cost carrier will operate four weekly return services on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday between Kuala Lumpur and Amritsar.
AirAsia X chief executive officer Benyamin Ismail in a statement on Tuesday said that the new route could help it expand into Europe and North America too.
The flight was announced by Punjab Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Navjot Singh Sidhu, where CEO Benyamin Ismail was also present and shook a leg dancing to bhagra tunes alongwith Sidhu.
The flight will be particularly beneficial for NRIs from Doaba region living in Malaysia, Indonesia, Fiji, New Zealand and Australia.