Scene city | AirAsia launches Davao-Kuala Lumpur route

DAVAO City Mayor Sara Z. Duterte-Carpio officiated at the recently launched AirAsia route from Davao City to Kuala Lumput, Malaysia on Feb. 1, 2018. The route now operates with four times weekly flights between Davao and Kuala Lumpur.


A press conference was held attended by Honorable Sara Z. Duterte-Carpio, Mayor of Davao City; Eden Josephine L. David, Tourism Assistant Secretary; Aireen Omar, AirAsia Deputy Group CEO – Digital, Transformation, Corporate Services; and Riad Asmat, AirAsia Berhad CEO.


Aireen Omar, AirAsia Deputy Group CEO – Digital, Transformation Corporate Services said, “AirAsia is excited about our first international route to Davao. We do not only connect Davao to Malaysia, but we also bring Davao closer to our extensive network of destinations ‎in Asean, Northeast Asia, South Asia, Australasia, the Middle East and the US”.


“We are committed to growing tourism beyond the most famous tourism hotspots. We look forward to work closely with the Davao City Mayor, airport authorities and government bodies to put Davao on the map of must-visit destinations in Asean,” she added.


Celebratory all-in-fares from P1,599* one-way are available for booking online at from now until Feb. 18, 2018 for the travel period between now until July 31, 2018. The promotional fares are also available on AirAsia’s mobile app on iPhone and Android devices, as well as mobile site at


The new route signifies the third direct route from Malaysia to the Philippines after Manila and Cebu. AirAsia also connects guests to other cities in the Philippines including Clark, Manila, Caticlan, Kalibo, Tacloban, Palawan, Cebu, and Tagbilaran.

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