Mt Ruang eruption: AirAsia reinstates several flights today (Updated)

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 18 Apr 2024

PUTRAJAYA: While most flights continue to be impacted following the volcanic eruption at Mount Ruang in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, low-cost carrier AirAsia has reinstated several flights scheduled to and from Sabah and Sarawak on Thursday (April 18).

AirAsia, in a statement, said the 19 reinstated flights, among others, involve the Bintulu, Kuching, Sibu, Johor Baru and Kota Bharu routes.

Below is the list of the reinstated flights:

AK5242 (KUL-BTU)

AK5243 (BTU-KUL)

AK5218 (KUL-KCH)

AK5219 (KCH-KUL)

AK5874 (KUL-SBW)

AK5875 (SBW-KUL)

AK5234 (KUL-KCH)

AK5211 (KCH-KUL)

AK5037 (JHB-SBW)

AK5038 (SBW-JHB)

AK5229 (KCH-KUL)

AK5228 (KUL-KCH)

AK6460 (KCH-SBW)

AK6461 (SBW-KCH)

AK5507 (KCH-KBR)

AK5508 (KBR-KCH)

AK1776 (SIN-KCH)

AK6057 (BTU-KCH)

AK5232 (KUL-KCH)

More reinstate flights

AK 6191 Miri - Kuching

AK 6073 Kota Kinabalu- Miri

AK 6074 Miri - Kota Kinabalu

AK 6270 Kota Kinabalu- Tawau

AK 6271 Tawau - Kota Kinabalu

AK 5117 Kota Kinabalu - Kuala Lumpur

AK 5116 Kuala Lumpur - Kota Kinabalu

AK 236 Hong Kong - Kota Kinabalu

AK 1511 Taipei- Kota Kinabalu

AK 1521 Shenzhen - Kota Kinabalu

AK 5322 Penang - Kota Kinabalu

AK 5751 Kuala Lumpur - Tawau

AK 5752 Tawau - Kuala Lumpur (April 19)

AK 5118 Kuala Lumpur - Kota Kinabalu

AK 5119 Kota Kinabalu - Kuala Lumpur

AK 5648 Kuala Lumpur - Miri

AK 5649 Miri - Kuala Lumpur

AK 1794 Singapore - Kota Kinabalu

AK 5196 Kuala Lumpur - Sandakan

AK 5197 Sandakan - Kuala Lumpur (April 19)

The statement added that AirAsia has notified all affected guests and those who are travelling to/from the affected destinations are encouraged to check their registered email and mobile phones for cancellation notifications.

ALSO READ: Mt Ruang eruption: Air travellers in Kuching stranded as flights cancelled

Earlier, AirAsia group chief executive officer Bo Lingam said affected AirAsia passengers can move their flights by making a one-time change to any new travel date within 30 days from the original departure date on the same route without additional cost, subject to seat availability.

They can also retain the value of the flight booking in the guest’s Airasia Rewards member account for future travel with AirAsia to be redeemed within 730 calendar days (two years) from the issuance date.

"AirAsia is continuing to monitor Mount Ruang volcanic activity and will provide more information on the latest developments,” he said.- Bernama

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