AirAsia plans to fly to Macau by mid-2004

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia low cost carrier, AirAsia, has plans to start services to Macau by the middle of this year.

AirAsia group chief executive officer, Tony Fernandes, said Macau was a potential market.

If all goes according to plans, AirAsia will launch Macau flights linking Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok between June and July.

AirAsia has liaised with Macau's airport authority and Macau is very committed to get AirAsia operate there, Fernandes added.

The airline also confirmed that its Kota Kinabalu-Bangkok flight is expected to begin on June 1. It plans to tap the expatriate population living and working in Sabah’s capital to Bangkok.

AirAsia also started its first commercial flight from here to Bandung in Indonesia on Monday.

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