AirAsia to deploy more flights for Chinese New Year

Now you can go back and celebrate Chinese New Year!

Local low cost carrier AirAsia Berhad will be deploying additional flights servicing selected domestic and international routes ahead of the Chinese New Year festive period.

In a statement cited by The Star Online, the airlines said they will be deploying 84 flights from January 25 to February 1.

AirAsia’s head of commercial Spencer Lee said in the statement that travellers are advised to book their flights early for the upcoming festive season.

“These flights will have an added capacity of 15,000 seats to facilitate the high demand of air travel during that period,” he said in the statement.

The additional flights will serve the Kuala Lumpur to Singapore, Penang, Sibu and Tawau, as well as from Penang to Singapore and from Johor Baru to Miri and Sibu routes.

“Whether it’s a family reunion or a quick getaway, we hope that these additional flights with everyday low fares will help everyone to have a memorable Chinese New Year celebration,” Lee further said in the statement.

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