Air Asia X announces latest KL-Jaipur route with promo price from RM199

PETALING JAYA: Low-cost carrier Air Asia X announced its latest route from Kuala Lumpur to Jaipur with a promotional all-in-fare from RM199 (INR 3,555) one-way.

The promotion starts from Feb 5 with the Premium Flatbed also available for booking at RM699 (INR11,900). The seats are available for booking on airasia.com

The promotional all-in-fares quoted are for one-way travel only inclusive of taxes, it said in a statement yesterday.

Air Asia Berhad Executive Chairman Datuk Kamarudin Meranun described India as one of their key growth markets.

"We now fly to two destinations in the world-renowned Golden Triangle with the addition of the Jaipur flights to our existing Delhi services.

"This latest route addition brings the total number of weekly flights connecting Malaysia to India under the Air Asia Group to 110 times and the total capacity under Air Asia Group including Air Asia X to 22,755 seats," he said.

He said the new service to Jaipur is part of the low-cost carrier's goal to meet the growing demand for regional connectivity to tier-II cities in India.

"Through the increase in flight operations from airports in tier-II and tier-III cities, India's regional connectivity will be enhanced. We expect this new route to boost passenger growth between Malaysia, India, and the region," he said.

With the new route, AirAsia X together with its short-haul affiliate, will be able to serve a total of 19 Indian cities including Bagdora, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Ranchi, Srinagar, Tiruchirappalli and Visakhapatnam.