AirAsia continues to grow Phuket with direct connectivity into Penang, Malaysia


AirAsia marked another milestone yesterday as it celebrated the latest inaugural flight from Penang, Malaysia to Phuket. Operated by AirAsia Berhad Malaysia with flight code AK, the flight landed at Phuket International Airport on 1 July 2018 at 8.30 PM.

In conjunction with the momentous occasion, AirAsia is offering celebratory promotional all-in-fares from THB999* from Phuket to Penang available for booking from 2 July to 8 July 2018 for the travel period between 2 July 2018 to 31 January 2019. Guests can visit or use the AirAsia mobile app on the iPhone or Android devices to enjoy the special promotional fares.

AirAsia Malaysia Head of Commercial Spencer Lee said, “We are pleased to continue strengthening our Asean footprint and the connectivity within the region. Phuket is the second city after our direct flights from Bangkok and we look forward to continuing boosting tourist arrivals between both countries while connecting the people of Phuket to more destinations internationally with the AirAsia network. As Phuket and Penang are hubs in Thailand and Malaysia, it is great to see the efforts channelled to enhance the connectivity between one hub and another. We hope guests will take this opportunity to enjoy our special promotion and explore Penang, home to one of Malaysia’s pride and a Unesco World Heritage Site.”

The daily direct flights from Phuket are the eighth new route launched by the airline into Penang as a Group. AirAsia also connects guests between Bangkok and Penang with 14 times weekly direct flights.

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*Promotional all-in fares quoted are for one-way travel only inclusive of taxes. Terms and conditions apply.

Photo Caption

(2nd from left, back row) AirAsia Malaysia Head of Commercial Spencer Lee, Penang State Executive Councillor for Tourism Development, Heritage, Culture and Arts YB Yeoh Soon Hin, and Penang Global Tourism CEO Mr. Ooi Chok Yan celebrate the two inaugural international flights from Hanoi and Phuket into Penang.

Flight Schedule for Phuket (HKT) – Penang, Malaysia (PEN)

Flight No From To Departure Arrival Flight Schedule
AK1911 HKT PEN 2100 2305 Daily
AK1910 PEN HKT 2025 2030 Daily

 Remark: All times listed are local unless otherwise stated.