We’ve got good news for all you travel junkies once again, especially those of you who like travelling to Hanoi (Vietnam) and Phuket (Thailand). That’s because the famed low-cost airlines, AirAsia, is soon going to offer services to fly directly to these places from food town, Penang. Wow!
Just today (4 April 2018), The Star reported that starting 1 July 2018, AirAsia will fly to Hanoi and Phuket directly from Penang International Airport. Yay!
In a statement that was released today, AirAsia said that it hopes its ninth and tenth route from Penang would strengthen its inter-ASEAN connectivity. An excerpt from the statement reads;
“Flights from Penang to Hanoi will operate four times weekly, while flights to Phuket will operate with daily direct flights.”
Thus, in conjunction with these new routes, Air Asia’s head of commercial, Spencer Lee, said that they are offering promotional all-in-fares for one-way flights to Phuket and Hanoi. The rates are;
- RM99 (Penang-Hanoi)
- RM79 (Penang-Phuket)
That’s pretty cheap!
So, if you’re planning to go these places while scoring the above prices, you should start booking from today (4 April 2018) to 15 April 2018. You have less than a week and a half to book, guys!
However, do note that your travel dates need to be between 1 July and 28 October 2018.
Meanwhile, Spencer said that AirAsia currently operates weekly one-way flights that fly several times to 10 different destinations, which include;
- Kuala Lumpur (102 times)
- Johor Bahru (31 times)
- Kota Kinabalu (11 times)
- Kuching (10 times)
- Langkawi (21 times)
- Ho Chi Minh City 7 times)
- Singapore (28 times)
- Medan (28 times)
- Surabaya (5 times) -via AirAsia Indonesia
- Jakarta (14 times) – via AirAsia Indonesia
- Bangkok (14 times) – via AirAsia Thailand
Looks like our journey to Phuket and Hanoi just got easier, especially if you’re from Penang!
Remember to book your tickets by 15 April if you want to score those promo prices to these holiday destinations!
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