AirAsia has recently announced a new unique direct route to the city of Ahmedabad from Kuala Lumpur with four times weekly flights commencing 29 April 2020.
These new services will support a vast market of 62 million people in the Western India state of Gujarat with promotional fares starting from RM199* one-way.
This follows India government’s announcement late last year to reduce India’s electronic tourist visa fees from USD100 (1-year multiple-entry tourist e-visa) to USD10 (30-days tourist e-visa for April to June; USD25 for July to March) for all eligible Malaysians, lowering the minimum visa cost by 90% for Malaysian tourists. (For more information: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/evisa/tvoa.html)
AirAsia X Malaysia chief executive officer, Benyamin Ismail said that India has never been more affordable so there is no better time to travel.
“We are running some of our biggest sales yet to every India destination we fly to, including this new route from Kuala Lumpur to Ahmedabad,” he said adding that India is a must-see destination on many people’s travel list.
“We are confident that our latest promotional campaigns and extensive flight network will stimulate travel to India and also entice more Indian travellers to visit Malaysia in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2020,” added Benyamin.
All-inclusive member fares from Kuala Lumpur to Ahmedabad are now available for booking on airasia.com from RM199* one-way for standard seats and RM899* one-way for the award-winning Premium Flatbeds. This promotion will run until 16 February for travel between 29 April 2020 to 30 October 2020.
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The city of Ahmedabad is endowed with a rich architectural heritage, which is why this walled city founded in the 15th century was also India’s first city to be declared as UNESCO World Heritage City in the year 2017.
Visitors can travel back in time at the Bhadra Fort, marvel at the magnificent Adalaj Stepwell, find peace at Hutheesing Jain Temple and pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at the Sabarmati Ashram, where he had stayed for over 12 years.
With its rich culture and majestic buildings, visitors will be surprised by what Ahmedabad has to offer.
AirAsia also launched the “Chalo! India” sales campaign to celebrate lower tourist e-visa fees to travel to India. Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Bhubaneswar, Cochin, Kolkata from as low as RM229 one-way, or to Jaipur, Delhi, Amritsar from as low as RM299 one-way. All promotional fares are available for booking on airasia.com or AirAsia mobile app.
“Chalo! India” which means Let’s Go! India is AirAsia’s sales campaign for guests to discover India’s beautiful cultures, awe-inspiring landscapes, amazing architecture and delectable cuisine. As a group, AirAsia flies to 18 cities in India, with 91 flights a week from Kuala Lumpur to 12 cities in India.