Air Asia has announced it will offer direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai, China starting February 19, 2013. The new route will be operated by its long-haul division Air Asia X using a A330-300 aircraft.
At the announcement celebration, AirAsia X CEO Azran Osman Rani said: “Five months since we launched our first flight into Beijing, AirAsia is spreading its wings further into the country with the announcement of this service to Shanghai, one of the world’s largest cities by population.”
Online ticketing is available with one-way fares starting from $70 USD including taxes. Additional charges apply for checked luggage, meals and advance seat selection.