AirAsia increases 5m+ flight seats from Malaysia to China, India

-A Monitor Report Date: 02 December, 2023

Sepang : AirAsia on November 27 announced an increase in services between China-Malaysia and India-Malaysia, totalling 230 weekly flights starting in the first quarter of 2024, with up to 5.2 million seats per year.

The increase in capacity via AirAsia Malaysia and AirAsia X Malaysia comes in response to the anticipated surge in travel demand following the Malaysian government's announcement of a 30-day visa-free entry for travellers from China and India into Malaysia starting December 1, 2023.

Speaking about the development, Tony Fernandes, CEO, Capital A said, "AirAsia has been at the forefront of trying to make visiting Malaysia easier. The 30-day visa-free entry for the citizens of China and India will surely provide a welcome boost for Malaysia's tourism and its economy ahead of the upcoming peak travel season while boosting economic bonds between these great nations."

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