AirAsia Zest opens direct Manila to Miri, Malaysia route

AirAsia Zest is launching a new route from Manila to Miri, further expanding its regional network and inviting travellers to discover the spectacular rainforest, enormous caves and limestone formations that have been listed as a World Heritage Site and many more ecotourism attractions with a promotional all-in fare starting from only Php460, one way.

Miri National Parks
Miri National Parks

“Staying true to our commitment to give more choices, better value and enhanced services, AirAsia Zest is pleased to announce that we are the first and only airline servicing Manila to Miri route,  giving our passengers and OFWs (Overseas Filipino Workers) access to this majestic city,” AirAsia Zest Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Joy Caneba said.

AirAsia Zest Manila to Miri Flights
AirAsia Zest Manila to Miri Flights

AirAsia Zest is introducing its Manila-Miri route with free seats promo which are available for booking at www.airasia.com starting today until 3 November 2013. Guest who will avail of this promo will be able to travel from 7 December 2013 to 14 April 2014. Free seats promo is a zero-fare promo where the seats are totally free and guests only pay for fuel surcharges, applicable taxes and fees.

“AirAsia Zest’s brand of air travel is characterized by efficiency and good service and we are all geared up to welcome our guest to this new route on December 7, when we commence operations,” Caneba said.

AirAsia Zest flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu will also increase its frequency from 4X to 7X weekly effective 1 December according to Caneba.

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The newly rebranded airline has also recently announced that it will launch new flights from Cebu’s Mactan International Airport to Kuala Lumpur on December 1 and to domestic destinations of Puerto Princesa (Palawan), Davao and Cagayan de Oro on November 15.

Flight Schedule for Manila to Miri:

Flight Number

From

To

Departure

Arrival

Flight Duration

Frequency

Aircraft

Z2 511

MNL

MYY

14:25

16:45

2:20

Mon,Tues, Thurs., &Sat

A320

Z2 512

MYY

MNL

17:10

19:30

2:20

Mon.,Tues.m Thurs., & Sat.

A320

About Miri

Miri is the second largest city in the Malaysian state of Sarawak on Borneo. The discovery of oil 100 years ago transformed Miri from a quiet fishing village into a wealthy city. It has four National Parks each offering distinct attractions: Gunung Mulu is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and famous for its caves and limestone formations; Niah was the discovery site of prehistoric human remains; Lambir Hills has stunning waterfalls and wildlife; and Loagan Bunut is ideal for hiking and birdwatching.

About AirAsia Zest:

Filipino Low Cost Carrier ZestAir has been rebranded as AirAsia Zest to reflect its partnership with AirAsia, the leading and largest low-cost carrier in Asia and voted as the World’s Best Low Cost Airline in the annual World Airline Survey by Skytrax for five consecutive years from 2009 – 2013.

AirAsia Zest operates a fleet of 13 aircraft and currently servicing nine (9) domestic and four (4) international routes from Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). It is by far the Philippine carrier with most flights to and from Kalibo which is the gateway to the popular resort island of Boracay.

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