Malaysia Airports launches new routes

These new routes include flights to destinations such as Surabaya, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Chiang Rai, Kota Kinabalu, Brunei and Fukuoka.

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In February, AirAsia X started the Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Fukuoka (FUK) route in February. The route is operated 4 times weekly on Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays on flight D7538 and D7539. Departure from KUL is at 11.50pm and 8.00am from FUK.

Malindo Air, on the other hand, has commenced its new routes from Malacca (MKZ) to Langkawi (LGK) and Kota Bharu (KBR) respectively beginning 1 March last week. These new routes will entice travellers to discover local destinations during the upcoming school holidays.


For the MKZ-LGK route connecting the twin tourism cities, flight OD1350 departs from Malacca at 2.05pm whereas flight OD1351 departs from Langkawi at 12.05pm. The KBR-MKZ is operated via flight OD1300 departing from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport at 11.55am and flight OD1301 departing from Malacca at 1.50pm. Both routes are scheduled 3 times weekly on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.


Come 31 March, travellers will also be thrilled to know that Malindo Air will be launching its new Langkawi (LGK)-Phuket (HKT) route that will be operated 3 times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Holidaymakers can look forward to ‘island-hopping’ of a different kind by catching flight OD1720 that departs from Langkawi at 10.15am whereas flight OD1721 departs at 11.35am from Phuket.

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