NHA TRANG, Vietnam, 20 September 2017: AirAsia has launched daily flights to Nha Trang, Vietnam, from its home-base Kuala Lumpur.
Flights commenced last Friday making AirAsia the first airline to operate a direct service to Nha Trang from Malaysia.
The inaugural flight was packed with a cabin factor of 93%. Seats were filled up with VIP guests and media representatives, who joined the flight to Cam Ranh International Airport for the welcome ceremony.
Guests on board the inaugural flight included AirAsia Berhad’s board director, Dato’ Fam Lee Ee; AirAsia Berhad’s head of commercial, Spencer Lee; as well as a group of Malaysian, Australian and Singaporean media representatives who joined a familiarisation trip of Nha Trang.
“This year is a big year for Asean as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ASEAN formation with many key activities happening in the region. As a truly Asean airline,” said Lee during the welcome ceremony. “We are proud to continue our commitment towards growing Asean and connecting the region further with direct route to Nha Trang.”
Fl-thru to Nha Trang will be available from 8 countries with 23 cities including Johor Bahru, Penang, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Langkawi, Singapore, Jakarta, Bali, Bandung, Surabaya, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Changsha, Xi’an, Wuhan, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Sydney, Perth, Maldives, Colombo, and Tiruchirappalli.
AirAsia also connects travellers from Kuala Lumpur to other cities in Vietnam including Ho Chi Minh City with 42 weekly flights; Danang with 10 weekly flights; and Hanoi with 1 weekly flights.