AirAsia launched two international inaugural flights into Johor Bahru Senai International Airport from Macau and Kolkata, India, commencing from 28th of November 2017.
The inaugural flight from Macau was received by Datuk Tee Siew Kiong, Johor Tourism, Domestic Trade and Consumerism Committee Chairman at Senai Business Aviation Terminal.
Five times weekly direct flights from Kolkata and seven times weekly direct flights from Macau are to be expected.
“AirAsia is pleased to connect more international cities into Johor Bahru and increase the number of direct flights to further boost foreign tourist arrivals into the southern state of Malaysia, in line with our long term plan to grow the hub,” said Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial, AirAsia Berhad.
AirAsia currently operates 161 weekly flights one way into Johor Bahru’s Senai International Airport. In addition to Macau and Kolkata, the airline also flies from Johor Bahru to Bangkok, Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, and Surabaya as well as nine other domestic routes from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Terengganu, Penang, Langkawi, Kuching, Miri, Tawau, Sibu, and Kota Kinabalu.