AirAsia is re-introducing its direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Clark in the Philippines to the market again with four times weekly flights beginning October 17 this year.
The carrier said the re-introduction of this route marks AirAsia’s fourth destination in the Philippines, connected directly from AirAsia’s biggest hub, Kuala Lumpur, after Manila, Cebu and Kalibo, Boracay in Aklan.
AirAsia said that besides Kuala Lumpur, passengers are also able to connect from Kota Kinabalu direct to Manila with flights operated by Filipino low-cost carrier, AirAsia Zest.
This four times weekly flights will be operated by Malaysia AirAsia with the flight code AK, every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
Clark was previously an American military base and has now been converted to the Clark Freeport Zone with many recreational parks, entertainment, historical landmarks and sites to explore, as well as family-themed parks and activities such as hot-air balloon rides, visits to the zoo, and horseback riding.
Clark also offers a shopping experience with its Freeport Zone status. Tourist destinations in northern Philippines such as Baguio City and La Union are also accessible via Clark.
AirAsia connects Malaysia to the Philippines with direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Manila that operated by AirAsia Zest and Kuala Lumpur to Cebu with two times daily and three times weekly flights respectively, while passengers from Kota Kinabalu can connect to Manila.
The airline recently increased direct flights between Kalibo, Boracay and Kuala Lumpur from four times weekly to daily.