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AirAsia Inaugural Flight from Kuala Lumpur to Nha Trang Vietnam

AirAsia marks history as the first airline to fly to Nha Trang, Vietnam from Malaysia.

Now everyone can fly with daily direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Nha Trang!

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On 15 September, the inaugural flight took off from Kuala Lumpur to Nha Trang, Vietnam. The inaugural flight recorded a positive flight load of 93%. A grand receiving ceremony was held at the Cam Ranh International Airport to celebrate the arrival of flight AK204 in Nha Trang. The aircraft arrived at 11.35 a.m and was greeted with a water cannon salute. Guests on board the inaugural flight included Dato’ Fam Lee Ee, Board of Directors for AirAsia Berhad; Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial for AirAsia Berhad; as well as a group of Malaysian, Australian and Singaporean media who will participate in a familiarisation trip to explore the ASEAN treasure of Nha Trang.

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In conjunction with the momentous celebration, a press conference was held in Nha Trang with the attendance of Nguyen Thị Le Thanh, Vice Director of Khanh Hoa Department of Tourism; Dato’ Fam Lee Ee, Board of Directors for AirAsia Berhad; and Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial for AirAsia Berhad.

“We look forward to sharing the beauty of Nha Trang with our passengers through our daily flights operating directly from Kuala Lumpur.”

Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial for AirAsia Berhad said, “This year is a big year for ASEAN as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ASEAN formation with many key activities happening in the region. As a truly ASEAN airline, we are proud to continue our commitment towards growing ASEAN and connecting the region further with direct route to Nha Trang.” “Vietnam is a key market for us and Nha Trang is a great addition to our network. We see a good potential in the destination. This was why we have decided to increase our Fly-Thru routes benefitting travellers from the region and beyond to visit the coastal city. We also hope the people from the Khánh Hòa province will take the opportunity to discover Malaysia, ASEAN and the world with our extensive connectivity of over 120 destinations across 27 countries,” he added.

Guests can make use of the optional Fly-Thru service connecting to other flights with their baggage checked-through to the final destination without the hassle of immigration clearance at the transit hub.

With this optional service, guests can now travel to Nha Trang seamlessly from 8 countries with 23 cities including Johor Bahru, Penang, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Langkawi, Singapore, Jakarta, Bali, Bandung, Surabaya, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Changsha, Xi’an, Wuhan, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Sydney, Perth, Maldives, Colombo, and Tiruchirappalli.

AirAsia also connects guests from Kuala Lumpur to other cities in Vietnam including Ho Chi Minh City (42 flights per week), Da Nang with (10 flights per week), and Hanoi with (11 flights per week).

Flight Schedule for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL) – Nha Trang, Vietnam (CXR)

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Flight no   From    To      Departure   Arrival     Flight Schedule

AK204        KUL      CXR         1030            1135                 Daily

AK205        CXR      KUL         1200            1515                 Daily

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I’m deeply honored to be invited as a representative of Singapore media to participate in this great event!

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I departed from Singapore and used the AirAsia Fly-Thru service to connect my flight to the direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Nha Trang. My checked-in luggage was transferred directly from Singapore to Nha Trang. There is no need for me to go through the hassle of dealing with immigration clearance at transit.

The process is really fast and convenient! AirAsia’s excellent one-stop service enables me to travel at ease.

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First Time experience at AirAsia PREMIUM RED LOUNGE!

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AirAsia PREMIUM RED LOUNGE provides guests for work and resting area, all food and beverage are FREE!

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With fly-thru services, no need to check in barrage again, it hassle-free!

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OMG! my all-time favorite! AirAsia signature NASI LEMAK!

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Sharing 4 Days 3 Night Nha Trang Itinerary!

Day 1 in Nha Trang Vietnam Highlight:
0745: Depart from SG Changi Airport to KL, fly thru from klia2 Airport
1030: Arrive at Cam Ranh International Airport
1230: Lunch at Fusion Resort
1400: Check in and rest at InterContinental Nha Trang
1730: Sky Walk and CityView at Skylight (Level 45)
1930: Dinner at InterContinental Nha Trang / Street

Day 2 in Nha Trang Vietnam Highlight:
0800: breakfast and Check out
0900: Depart to Ninh Van Bay, Go Snookering and fishing tour
1130: Eco Tour around and Lunch at L’Alyana Villas Ninh Van Bay
1430: Return to the city and check in at Sheraton Hotel
1600: Street food tour and dinner at Lantern’s
2030: Chill’out at QUI

Day 3 & 4 in Nha Trang Vietnam Highlight:
0530: Sunrise View from the Top of Sheraton Hotel
0700: Breakfast at Sheraton Hotel
0830: Cultural City Tour- street walk and shopping at market
1130: LIVIN Collective shopping
1230: Check-out and Lunch at Sheraton hotel
1400: 100 Egg theme park mud bath
1600: Check-in Mia Resort
1730: Dinner and Chill out at Mia Resort

0530: Sun-rise, Swimming
0700: 
Beach View Italian Breakfast
0930: Check out and transfer to airport
1200: Depart from Cam Ranh International Airport to KL Klia2 Airport.
0650: Fly-Thru from KL Klia2 and back to Singapore.

Nha Trang Beach

photo by: AirAsia

Nha Trang Street food

photo by: AirAsia

Thank you, AirAsia for the invite! Next up, I will be sharing with you the fun things to do and good food you can try in Nha Trang!

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I am Yuki Ng. Lifestyle & Travel blogger. Lyricist, Image Stylist & Model. I specialize in Chinese writing articles.

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