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February 5, 2018 Aviation No Comments Email Email

AirAsia today officiated the recently launched route from Kuala Lumpur to Davao, Philippines. The route now operates with four times weekly flights between Kuala Lumpur to the vibrant city of Davao.

(From third left to right) His Excellency, Ambassador Charles Jose, Ambassador of the Philippines to Malaysia; Aireen Omar, Deputy Group CEO – Digital, Transformation, Corporate Services of AirAsia; Honourable Sara Z. Duterte-Carpio, Mayor of Davao City; Nora Terrado, Undersecretary of Trade and Industry; Riad Asmat, CEO of AirAsia Malaysia; and The Honorable Mohd Jafri Mohd Sharif, Consul of Malaysia in Davao at the AirAsia Davao-Kuala Lumpur route officiating ceremony in Davao, Philippines today.

A press conference was held today to officiate the Kuala Lumpur – Davao route attended by Honourable Sara Z. Duterte-Carpio, Mayor Davao City; Eden Josephine L. David, Tourism Assistant Secretary; Aireen Omar, AirAsia Deputy Group CEO – Digital, Transformation, Corporate Services and Riad Asmat, AirAsia Malaysia CEO. 

Aireen Omar, AirAsia Deputy Group CEO – Digital, Transformation, Corporate Services said, “AirAsia is excited about our first international route to Davao. We do not only connect Davao to Malaysia, but we also bring Davao closer to our extensive network of destinations ‎in Asean, Northeast Asia, South Asia, Australasia, the Middle East and the US”.

“We are committed to growing tourism beyond the most famous tourism hotspots. We look forward to work closely with the Davao City Mayor, airport authorities and government bodies to put Davao on the map of must-visit destinations in Asean,” she added.

Celebratory all-in-fares from RM169* one-way are available for booking online at from now until 18 February 2018 for the travel period between now until 31 July 2018. The promotional fares are also available on AirAsia’s mobile app on iPhone and Android devices, as well as mobile site at

The new route signifies the third direct route from Malaysia to the Philippines after Manila and Cebu. AirAsia also connects guests to other cities in the Philippines including Clark, Manila, Caticlan, Kalibo, Tacloban, Palawan, Cebu and Tagbilaran.

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