Low-cost carrier AIRASIA Group Bhd is set to resume local flights in Malaysia on April 29, subject to the authorities’ approval. Not only in Malaysia, but in Thailand on May 1, the Philippines (May 1), India (May 4) and Indonesia (May 7) upon hinge on their authorities’ go-ahead.
“The resumption of services will initially be for key selected domestic routes, which will increase gradually to include international destinations around the network, once the situation improves and governments lift borders and travel restrictions.
“The flights are already open for booking via the airasia.com website and our mobile app. Guests may use their credit accounts to redeem for these flights, ” it said in a statement.
It also said details on more routes and flight schedule would be released in the coming weeks, subject to approval from the authorities.
AirAsia Group president (airlines) Bo Lingam said: “We have undertaken a thorough review of our guest handling procedures both on ground and on board in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“We have been working closely with the airport authorities to ensure that all the relevant precautionary measures are in place to ensure a safe, pleasant and comfortable journey for everyone".