Flying internationally from Penang International Airport is now easier than ever with the addition of two inaugural international flights from AirAsia. The Malaysian budget airlines recently released a statement on their website citing their efforts in boosting their Penang hub with two inaugural International flights.
Two New International Flights for Penang International Airport
In the statement, AirAsia announced that Penangites can now enjoy direct flights to Hanoi, Vietnam, and Phuket, Thailand from Penang International Airport. AirAsia Malaysia Head of Commercial Spencer Lee said the airline is committed to boosting tourist arrivals in Penang as well as connecting Penangites to more international destinations via the AirAsia network. Lee added that the AirAsia has flown over 11 million passengers in and out of Penang since 2015.
Penang State Executive Councillor for Tourism Development, Heritage, Culture and Arts YB Yeoh Soon Hin said the addition will result in a robust economy for Penang. “With the direct flights from Hanoi and Phuket, we can expect more tourists arriving from these two cities,” Yeoh said. Aside from these two routes, AirAsia also provides flights to Jakarta, Singapore, Medan, Ho Chi Minh City, Surabaya, and Bangkok.
AirAsia Promotional Deals
To celebrate the momentous occasion, AirAsia is offering flyers promotional all-in-fares as low as RM119* from Penang to Hanoi and RM79* from Penang to Phuket. These promotional fares are one-way travel only and are valid for booking from the 2nd to 8th of July 2018. It should also be noted that these promotional deals are only valid for the travel period between 2 July 2018 to 31 January 2019.
Hence, be sure to plan your trips to Vietnam and Thailand now or risk missing out of these sweet deals. To book your air ticket, visit airasia.com or use the AirAsia mobile app on your mobile device. Refer to the table below for more details on the deals:
Penang (PEN) – Hanoi, Vietnam (HAN)
Penang (PEN) – Phuket, Thailand (HKT)
The time to travel is now. Safe adventures everyone!