AirAsia has announced it will offer direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Lombok, Indonesia. The new route will begin on October 12, 2012, and there will be three flights per week on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
The outbound flight AK1408 will depart Kuala Lumpur at 8:35am, arriving in Lombok at 11:45am local time. The return flight AK1409 will depart Lombok at 12:15pm, arriving in Kuala Lumpur at 3:25pm local time.
In a press release, AirAsia commercial director Jasmine Lee said: “Lombok is a hidden gem. Blessed with a plethora of spectacular scenery, Lombok satisfies diverse holiday preferences. Outdoor lovers may embark on adventurous trips to explore the mighty Mount Rinjani or Tropical Forest and Animal Reserve.
“Honeymooners will definitely find the untouched sandy beaches at Senggigi and the surrounding Gili Island as romantic retreats. For those who seek escapism, Lombok is a perfect spot for snorkelling and diving, with a dreamlike and picture perfect underwater world.”
Online ticketing is available through the AirAsia website. One-way promotional fares start from $30 USD including taxes.