AirAsia X’s Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai Pudong
The Legend of the Red and White Snake: Wishing everybody a prosperous new year during the launch celebrations of AirAsia’s new route from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai Pudong, were the airline’s Dato' Fam Lee Ee, Board of Directors; Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, Chariman; and Azran Osman-Rani, CEO.
- AirAsia X, which in the previous week inaugurated flights on the route from the Malaysian capital to Jeddah, commenced operations on the route from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) on 19 February. Six-weekly services on the 3,800-kilometre route are operated until 1 May, when the frequency increases to daily. Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of AirAsia X, said: “We believe our presence in Shanghai would further solidify AirAsia Group’s position in China, offering guests a more affordable travel option and greater flight connections and flexibility between ASEAN and China.” Shanghai Pudong, which is the 14th Chinese destination of the AirAsia Group, is already served from Kuala Lumpur with twice-daily services each by China Eastern and Malaysia Airlines.