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AirAsia announces 4th route into Taiwan with launch of Kuala Lumpur – Kaohsiung 3x weekly direct flights

This brand new route will be operated by AirAsia Berhad with the flight code AK, and the aircraft type will be Airbus A320 with a capacity of 180 guests.

SEPANG – The AirAsia Group announced its fourth route into Taiwan with the launch of the brand new route between Kuala Lumpur – Kaohsiung, Taiwan with 3x weekly direct flights and set to commence on 16th July onwards; making AirAsia to be the only air line to serve this unique direct route.
 
This brand new route will be operated by AirAsia Berhad with the flight code AK, and the aircraft type will be Airbus A320 with a capacity of 180 guests.
 
Spencer Lee, AirAsia Berhad’s Head of Commercial commented, “The beauty of the AirAsia Group’s network is exactly this – we are able to connect the dots from the various hubs that we have throughout the region and offer unbeatable connectivity to all of our guests. We’ve seen strong demand for travel between Malaysia and Taiwan, and having this new direct route into Kaohsiung will ease travelling plans for the communities of Southern Taiwan to connect to Kuala Lumpur and beyond.
 
We would like to thank the Tourism Bureau of Kaohsiung and Kaohsiung International Airport for their support and assistance in setting up this exciting new route. This second entry point into Taiwan provides opportunities for our guests to be creative with their travel plans. They can now easily plan to fly in to Taipei, explore Taiwan from the North to South, and head back to KL from Kaohsiung or vice versa. We hope that this brand new route will excite the market and we look forward to work with the tourism bodies to further promote both cities in Taiwan,” added Spencer.
 
Kaohsiung has much to offer visitors, with adventure activities at the Yushan National Park; offering beautiful scenery with landscape landscape consisting of thick forests, deep valleys, high cliffs and rocky peaks. The highest peak in the park, aptly named Yushan is 3952 metres high , and is also the highest mountain in Northeast Asia.
 
For those who love the beach, Kenting Beach offers some of the most beautiful and exotic spots to swim, lounge by the beach, snorkel or even go for dive trips. The Kenting area is home to 60% of coral species found worldwide, and scuba divers will find this place a must – visit and flying into Kaohsiung is the easiest way to get there.
 
Modern art fans will also find Kaohsiung a must – visit destination with the Pier – 2 Art Center; which originated from an abandoned warehouse site built in 1973. It is now an established art center with many renowned exhibitions being held throughout the year.
 
Shopaholics will find many bargain deals at one of the large – scale shop ping centres in Kaohsiung – the Dream Mall; as well as the Liouhe Night Market where one can also find the many delectable Taiwanese street food, as well as fresh seafood.
 
Flight Schedule for Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Kaohsiung (KHH):

Route Flight No  Depart  Arrive  Frequency 
KUL – KHH  AK 170  0830  1300  Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 
KHH – KUL  AK 171  1330  1750  Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 

 

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