AirAsia has introduced two new international flights from Hanoi, Vietnam and Phuket,Thailand to Penang, Malaysia. The Phuket-Penang route is operated daily and the Hanoi-Penang service is operated four days a week.

Flight Schedules are:

Flight No. Departure Arrival Time of Departure Time of Arrival Frequency
AK618 Penang Hanoi 0615 0820 Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
AK619 Hanoi Penang 0850 1250 Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
AK1910 Penang Phuket 2025 2030 Daily
AK1911 Phuket Penang 2100 2305 Daily

Hanoi and Phuket are the low-cost carrier’s seventh and eighth international destinations respectively.

Spencer Lee, head of commercial, AirAsia Malaysia said, “We are pleased to strengthen our Penang hub further with the two new routes. AirAsia Group has flown over 11 million guests in and out of the Penang since 2015. We are happy to share that as we are leading the market in Penang with 68 per cent of direct routes as of this April. We look forward to continue boosting tourist arrivals while at the same time connecting Penangites and the northern community to more destinations internationally with the AirAsia network.”

Currently, AirAsia currently operates international flights from Penang to Jakarta, Singapore, Medan, Ho Chi Minh City, Surabaya, and Bangkok, in addition to Hanoi and Phuket. Its domestic routes include Penang to Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu and Langkawi.