Air Asia adds 84 additional flights for CNY period

PETALING JAYA: Air Asia will deploy an additional 84 flights throughout the Chinese New year period from Jan25 to Feb 1, 2017 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 Baru to Miri and Sibu.

The additional flights are available for booking online at as well as on the airline's mobile app on the iPhone and Android devices," it said in a statement today .

AirAsia Berhad's Head of Commercial, Spencer Lee 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 Jan 25 until Feb 1 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."

Passengers during the festive period and travelling peak season 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 three hours prior to flight departure with boarding pass readily printed for a smoother and faster travel experience.

Those travelling with baggages should take note that the baggage drop counters close 60 minutes before flight departure.

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