AirAsia starts direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Maldives

AirAsia – AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline for seven consecutive years has commenced its direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Male (Maldives) with its inaugural flight taking off Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) on time yesterday at 1855hrs with a flight load of over 90 per cent. The flight landed at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, Maldives at 2010hrs local time.

The Kuala Lumpur – Male (Maldives) route is currently exclusive to AirAsia and guests from Incheon, Osaka, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Bangkok, Gold Coast and Penang are also able to connect to this idyllic holiday destination via AirAsia’s Fly-Thru service.

To celebrate the inaugural flight, several resorts in the Maldives are offering discounts and privileges exclusively to AirAsia guests with up to 40 per cent off hotel rates at properties such as Holiday Inn, Sheraton, W Retreat & Spa and more. Visit for more information on these special offers.

Travelers can experience the magnificence of Maldives and book seats online at with all-in-fares from as low as RM299 one way. This promotion is ongoing until 1st November 2015 for the travel period between 22nd October 2015 until 29th February 2016. Promo fares are also available via AirAsia’s mobile app on iPhone and Android devices, as well as the mobile site

Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial for AirAsia Berhad said, “We are proud to be the only airline connecting Malaysia to the Maldives directly. It is one of the most-sought-after getaways in the world for leisure travelers and are considered by many travellers as the perfect place for a honeymoon or group vacation. We would like to thank Maldives Airports Company Limited for their warm welcome and look forward to collaborate further to boost connectivity between Kuala Lumpur and Maldives, especially via our Fly-Thru service”.

Adil Moosa, Managing Director of Maldives Airports Ltd said, “It’s very special for all of us as the much anticipated airline AirAsia has launched its direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Maldives. We are indeed honoured to have such a reputed airline and we are confident that AirAsia will add value to our airport and we will fully support AirAsia in every way. I would like to convey our special thanks on behalf of Maldives Airports Company Ltd to the AirAsia team for choosing Ibrahim Nasir International Airport in their route expansion and I wish AirAsia all the best in their future endeavours”.

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