AirAsia, the leading low-cost carrier in Asia, announced today that it will be expanding its presence in Asia with a new route to Hong Kong from its third biggest hub in Penang. The new route, which will begin on August 10, 2023, will operate three times per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
This new route is AirAsia’s seventh direct international route from Penang and is expected to further boost regional inbound tourism to the state. Penang is a popular tourist destination in Malaysia, known for its delicious food, historical landmarks, and beautiful beaches.
The new route will also provide a convenient and affordable way for travelers from Hong Kong to visit Penang. AirAsia is offering promotional fares starting from RM299* for a one-way ticket.
The announcement of the new route was made at a press conference in Penang today by YB Yeoh Soon Hin, Penang State EXCO for Tourism and Creative Economy (PETACE); Ooi Chok Yan, CEO of Penang Global Tourism (PGT); and Kenneth Tan, Director, Government Relations (Northern Region) at AirAsia.
Travelers can book these discounted fares from today for the travel period between August 10, 2023, and October 26, 2024. This presents an excellent opportunity for travelers to explore the iconic city of Hong Kong at an affordable price. AirAsia Group currently operates 217 weekly flights to Penang from various destinations, including Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Langkawi, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Bangkok, Medan, Surabaya, and Hong Kong. With its continuous expansion efforts, AirAsia aims to support the tourism industry and stimulate air travel to Penang, known as the “Pearl of the Orient.”
For booking and more information, interested travelers can visit the airasia Superapp or the airline’s website. It’s time to seize the incredible promotional fares and embark on a memorable journey to Hong Kong with AirAsia!
Book your promo seats via online booking now.