AirAsia to launch Bangkok-Langkawi route

18th May 2006

AirAsia will offer direct flights between Bangkok and Langkawi soon, Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor told Bermana news agency
He said Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid had agreed to allow the low-cost carrier to offer the service after a meeting with the AirAsia management recently.

AirAsia was expected to be operate three flights per week for the route to enable foreign tourists in Bangkok to come to Langkawi directly, he said.

“We hope AirAsia will also offer Medan-Langkawi or Aceh-Langkawi service in the future,” he told reporters after meeting tour operators and local community leaders here last night.


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