AirAsia X to Resume Direct Flights Between Kuala Lumpur and Amritsar

AirAsia X announces the reintroduction of direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Amritsar, opening up a world of cultural and religious experiences for travelers. With Amritsar's renowned Golden Temple and historical landmarks, along with affordable fares and promotional offers, this new route aims to strengthen AirAsia X's presence in South Asia while offering enhanced connectivity for passengers.

AirAsia X (AAX) is set to further extend its medium-haul network with the reintroduction of direct services from Kuala Lumpur to Amritsar, a city in Northern India.

The four times weekly flights, starting from September 3, 2023, will provide travellers with convenient access to a destination brimming with religious significance, tourism attractions, commercial opportunities, and trade prospects.

Enhancing Connectivity: AAX’s Second Destination in India

This new route marks AirAsia X’s second destination in India, following New Delhi. The addition of flights to Amritsar will result in an annual capacity increase of 157,263 seats between Kuala Lumpur and Amritsar for AAX passengers.

Statement from AirAsia X CEO

Expressing his satisfaction with the renewed services, AirAsia X CEO Benyamin Ismail stated;


“We are delighted to resume our direct flights to Amritsar, home to the world-famous Golden Temple. Amritsar holds immense cultural and religious significance, and this route not only enables affordable travel for our guests in the region to the holy city but also opens up access for the people of Amritsar to amazing holiday destinations, including Perth, Melbourne, Bali, Bangkok, and more, through our Fly-Thru service.”

Ismail further emphasized that the relaunch of this route is part of AirAsia X’s strategy to fortify its position in South Asia while complementing its robust network in North Asia.

He expressed optimism that the reintroduction of the route would not only enrich the airline’s medium-haul offerings with affordable fares but also contribute to overall business growth.

Promotional Offers for Route Commencement

To celebrate the recommencement of flights to Amritsar, AAX has announced attractive promotional offers. Economy seats are available for a one-way all-inclusive fare starting from RM299*, while Premium Flatbed seats can be booked for a one-way all-inclusive fare starting from RM999*.


Additionally, passengers travelling to or from Amritsar will enjoy a 50% discount on check-in baggage when booking between today and July 2, 2023, for travel between September 3, 2023, and March 30, 2024.

*The all-inclusive fare covers one-way travel and includes airport tax, MAVCOM fee, fuel surcharge, and other applicable fees. Terms and conditions apply.

Amritsar: A Must-Visit Destination in Punjab

Amritsar, situated in the northwestern part of India, is a highly sought-after destination in Punjab. The city is renowned for the Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple), which holds great significance for the Sikh community.

Travellers to Amritsar can also explore numerous historical landmarks, such as Jallianwala Bagh, Wagah Border, and Gobindgarh Fort.


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Manish Khandelwal
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