SUBANG JAYA: Travellers are in for a treat with AirAsia offering 300,000 free tickets and Malaysia Airlines offering six million tickets at up to 70% discount.
The AirAsia promotion was launched yesterday and within 12 hours, some 75,000 tickets had been booked.
The promotion is available for the travel period Feb 26 to May 15 as a gesture of appreciation to loyal clients.
Offered exclusively through online bookings (www.airasia.com) until Feb 3, the highly popular destinations include Phuket, Bangkok, Hanoi, Kuching and Macau.
The free seats are offered from all its hubs in Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur, Johor Baru, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu.
Meanwhile, MAS will put six million seats on offer during the Malaysia Airlines Travel Fair (MATF) to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Johor Baru, Penang, Kuala Terengganu, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching from Feb 22 to 24.
MAS commercial director Datuk Rashid Khan said the deals are to thank customers for their consistent vote of confidence which saw MAS winning awards like “5-Star Airline” and “Best Cabin Staff 2007”.
“It is also to thank our customers’ patronage which enabled us to return to profitability in record time,” he said.
Among the other deals offered is the “Buy 1 Get 1 Free” promotion on business class seats for routes to Asean cities, Xiamen, Kunming and Macau as well as discounted Golden Holiday packages for both domestic and international travel.
The offers will also be available at all Malaysia Airlines ticketing offices and its 24-hour call centre at 1-300-88-3000. Those interested can also visit www.malaysiaairlines.com.
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