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.
April 8, 2019
By PLA Editor
Malaysia Airports kicked off yet another busy year with new routes launched by partner airlines in Y19Q1. These new routes are geared towards providing business travellers more options on connectivity while giving holidaymakers a variety of destinations to choose from.
On the international front, Citilink Indonesia started operating its Surabaya (SUB) – Kuala Lumpur (KUL) route in January this year. The daily service is operated via flight QG522 that departs SUB at 11.55am. Its return flight QG523 leaves KUL at 4.45pm.
In February, Citilink launched its 4-time weekly Jakarta (CGK)-Kuala Lumpur (KUL) route on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. For the CGK-KUL route, QG528 flies from Jakarta at 11am whereas for the KUL-CGK route, flight QG529 departs from Kuala Lumpur at 3.20pm.
AirAsia Thailand got the momentum going as well by introducing the Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Chiang Rai (CEI) route in January that is operated 4 times weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Flight FD830 leaves from Chiang Rai at 3.15pm whereas flight FD831 leaves from KUL at 7.50pm.
In the same month, AirAsia also launched the Kota Kinabalu (BKI) – Brunei (BWN) route with daily flights operated by AK214 that leaves BKI at 7.35am and departs from BWN via flight AK215 at 8.50am.