This is the latest update from AirAsia. AirAsia is set to resume its scheduled domestic flights commencing with Malaysia on 29 April , followed by Thailand 1 May , the Philippines 1 May , India 4 May and Indonesia 7 May , subject to approval from the authorities. The resumption of services will initially be for key selected domestic routes, which will increase gradually to include international destinations around the network, once the situation improves and governments lift borders and travel restrictions. The flights are already open for booking via the airasia.
AirAsia Resumes Operations With Mandatory Masks & Distancing
AirAsia set to resume domestic flights in Thailand on May 1
The resumption of services will initially start with key selected domestic routes, which will increase gradually to include international destinations once the situation improves and governments lift border and travel restrictions. The flights are already open for booking via the Airasia. Passengers can use their credit accounts to redeem points for these flights. Further details on more routes and flight schedules will be announced in the coming weeks, subject to approval from the authorities. We have been working closely with airport authorities to ensure that all the relevant precautionary measures are in place to ensure a safe, pleasant and comfortable journey for everyone. The aircraft, which are fitted with hospital-standard High Efficiency Particulate Air filters, will also be thoroughly disinfected after each flight.
AirAsia expects to resume flying to most routes by the end of 2021, CEO Tony Fernandes says
AirAsia will resume flights between Singapore and Malaysia for essential travels on Aug. The low-cost carrier has scheduled daily flights between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore throughout next week, as well as flights between Singapore and Penang, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, and Ipoh. Those flights are subject to further changes from the government, according to a statement issued today. AirAsia also expects to resume its other international flights.
As one of Asia's top budget airlines, AirAsia expects to resume flying to "a large part" of its routes by the end of but passenger capacity is not expected to return to pre-coronavirus pandemic levels until , according to Fernandes. The coronavirus pandemic has crippled the global travel and tourism sector. It's sent many airlines into survival mode as they undertake mass layoffs, cancel orders, retire some of their existing fleet and cut down routes.