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AirAsia to commence 3 times weekly direct flights to Maldives

AirAsia will be commencing direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Maldives with 3 times weekly frequency beginning 22 October 2015. This route will be operated by AirAsia Berhad with the airline code “AK’’.

Seats to this ultimate beach destination in high demand are now available for booking online at with all-in-fares from as low as RM169 one way. This promotion is ongoing until 26th July 2015 for travel period of 22nd October 2015 until 31st August 2016.

Spencer Lee, AirAsia Berhad’s Head of Commercial commented, “Maldives tops the list of ‘must-visit’ destinations for most people and the requests for flights to Maldives have been extremely overwhelming. AirAsia is proud to announce that we will commence our flights to Maldives from 22nd October 2015, making us the only Airline that flies direct to Maldives from Kuala Lumpur, offering 3 times weekly flights to this idyllic island destination.”

“The flight schedule for this Kuala Lumpur – Maldives route allows travellers from all other regions such as Korea, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Australia to connect easily using our Fly-Thru service. Among the destinations which offers Fly-Thru connectivity to Maldives include Incheon, Osaka, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Bangkok, Penang and Gold Coast,’’ he added.

Members of the AirAsia BIG Loyalty Program, or AirAsia BIG members were able to have priority access to redeem and book their seats for this brand new route for 12 hours from 0001hrs (GMT +8) on 21th July 2015. Find out more information and how to sign up at to enjoy this 12 hours priority access. AirAsia guests will be able to enjoy priority booking with AirAsiaGo, the holiday division of the world’s best low cost airline. For more information and to book, visit its website at

AirAsia guests may enjoy their ideal holiday in Maldives with great hotel deals from as low as RM179 per night by

Maldives is made up of 1,190 coral islands formed around 26 natural ring-like atolls, spread over 90,000 square kilometers, and 90% of the Maldives is made up of sea, making it a perfect destination to enjoy activities such as water sports, snorkeling, diving, night fishing and surfing for those who love adventure and the outdoors.

Maldives is a top honeymoon destination and newlyweds will be spoilt for choice with the vast amount of resorts available there for a memorable experience, and an environment with clear blue waters and white sandy beaches.

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