SEPANG: AirAsia Berhad will be deploying an additional 84 flights throughout the Chinese New Year 2017 period from 25 Jan to 1 Feb to selected domestic and international routes in anticipation of the strong travel demand during the festive period.
Among the routes which have additional flights are from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore, Penang, Sibu and Tawau; as well as from Penang to Singapore, Kuching to Singapore and from Johor Bahru to Miri and Sibu. The additional flights are available for booking online at airasia.com as well as on the airline’s mobile app on the iPhone and Android devices.
Spencer Lee, AirAsia Berhad’s Head of Commercial said: “We would like to encourage everyone to book their flights early for the upcoming Chinese New Year 2017 festive season, and we are pleased to share that we have an added capacity of 15,000 seats from 25 Jan until 1 Feb to facilitate the high demand of air travel during that period. Whether it’s a family reunion, or a quick getaway, we hope that these additional flights with our everyday low fares will help everyone to have a memorable Chinese New Year celebration.”
During the festive period and travelling peak season, all guests are encouraged to conduct self check-in via the website or on mobile devices and the kiosks at the airport; and arrive at the airport at least 3 hours prior to flight departure with boarding pass readily printed for a smoother and faster travel experience. For guests with baggage to check-in, it is important to note that baggage drop counters close 60 minutes before flight departure.
All guests should pre-book sufficient baggage allocation as well as their favourite inflight meals from the Santan Menu to enjoy greater savings and avoid disappointment. Guests can log on to ‘Manage My Booking’ on airasia.com or the AirAsia mobile app to add more baggage allocation up to 4 hours before the scheduled time of departure; or pre-book their inflight meals from only RM10 with a complimentary beverage up to 24 hours before flight departure.