Mumbai, 19 May, 2017 (GPN) : Budget airline AirAsia X is starting its daily services on Mumbai-Bali route from today deploying the 377 seater Airbus A330-300 aircraft on the route. The Airbus A330-300 aircraft, will offer 365 seats in economy and the rest 12 as flatbed seats. This also marks the debut of AirAsia in Mumbai as this is the first flight of the group to fly from Mumbai.
The AirAsia X Indonesia service kick started today on May 19, operating seven times per week, using an Airbus A330-300 with total 377 seats, Flights are already available for booking.
The flight departs from Mumbai (BOM) at 2250 hrs and reaches Bali (DPS) at 1045 hrs next day with a stop over at Kuala Lumpur for 1 hour 15 minutes. The return flight service from Bali will commence at 1510 hrs and reach Mumbai at 2135 hrs the same day with the stop over at Kuala Lumpur ,AirAsia’s hub, for 65 minutes.
“Mumbai-Bali route is a promising route for us as it will help not only in providing better connectivity between two sibling countries but also help cater the increasing demand of tourists from India coming to Bali,” said, Captain Sulistyo Nugroho Hanung, CEO, AirAsia X Indonesia.
Suresh Nair, General Manager, AirAsia X India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal said, “the Mumbai flight was added in response to an increasing demand amongst Indian tourists to holiday in Bali.The Indian and Chinese markets are two of the fastest growing, after all.”
The Mumbai service won’t be AirAsia’s only new route out of Indonesia. AirAsia Indonesia is also opening up a Jakarta to Macau flight starting August 7 later this year, beginning with three scheduled flights per week.