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Zest Air now flies to Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Zest Air is all set to provide customers with the satisfaction and comfort they deserve as they start flight services to Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia and is an emerging tourist and business destination. Zest Air has the reputation of being one of the leading budget airlines in Philippines that offers domestic and international flights.

Zest Air Kuala Lumpur Maiden Flight
Zest Air Kuala Lumpur Maiden Flight

Since its a maiden flight and everything is still on a beta stage, flight was delayed since the Philippine Bureau of Immigration refused to provide manual verification of all the passengers passport at NAIA Terminal 4 (Old Domestic Airport). Surprisingly, the airport authority approved using Terminal 4 for Zest Air Kuala Lumpur Maiden Flight. It is so sad for Zest Air but this is totally beyond their control.

Zest Air Check In Counter at NAIA T4
Zest Air Check In Counter at NAIA T4

After waiting for four hours, the Bureau of Immigration finally allowed us to check in from NAIA terminal 3 but to our surprise, our flight number was still not encoded in their system so we had to wait again in the immigration counter. I think the Bureau of Immigration should issue an official statement as to why they had to disapprove manual verification of passports and also explain their failure to provide fast alternative.

Inaugural Flight in Malaysia
Zest Air Inaugural Flight in Malaysia

Our flight was almost four hours late but thanks to Tourism Malaysia and the Malaysian Government for the warm welcome they gave us in Kuala Lumpur International Airport earlier.

Aside from regular passengers, Zest Air Officers and Malaysian Diplomats the airline also invited travel agents, print media and travel bloggers in their maiden flight.

Zest Air will fly from Manila to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. It also offers a free baggage carrying option of up to 10 kg for its customers travelling between these two destinations. Interested customers can book the flight online by visiting their official website The bookings can be done with ease. Only four steps need to be performed.

  • Choose the desired flight
  • Input the details of the passenger
  • Confirm the flight details and services
  • Do the payment using any of their major credit cards

The one-way fare for travelling in Zest Air is as low as P688 which is an introductory fare for attracting customers to its new service. Zest Air is operating in more than 20 domestic and international destinations.

Some of the other international destinations other than Kuala Lumpur where Zest Air has its services include;

  • Incheon, Korea
  • Jinjiang
  • Beijing, China
  • Busan
  • Taipei, Taiwan

Zest Air is also currently planning to expand its fleet by including two more A320 aircrafts by the end of this year. Zest Air was founded by AMY Holdings Corp on March 26, 2008. The company is now hoping to accelerate its profits in the growing airline and aviation industry through their innovating marketing strategies.

Customers can book their flights to Kuala Lumpur by going to the website On the website, users will be able to find an option titled ‘Book & Buy’. In the following page choose the option denoted as ‘Book’ .The option will be usually selected by default.

  • Customers will have to choose whether they need a ‘One Way’ or ‘Round Trip’
  • Choose the ‘From’ destination
  • Then choose the ‘To’ destination
  • Select the ‘Departure Date’
  • Select the ‘Return Date’
  • Enter the details such as the number of Adults, Children and Infants travelling
  • The currency should be selected as ‘Philippine Peso’
  • Then tap the option denoted as ‘Get Flights’

Starting today, October 22, 2012, you now have more airlines to choose from whenever you have plans of visiting Malaysia. Zest Air also has a Facebook fan page where customers can express their queries and opinions. Customers can reach the Facebook fan page for Zest Air at

Customers travelling from Manila to Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Zest Air flights can find detailed information regarding the flight schedule, baggage and handling, flight check-in, ticketing offices and collecting agents under the ‘Travel Tools’ tab in Zest Air’s online website. Customers can also get details regarding their booking status from the official website.

Written by Melo Villareal

Melo Villareal is the Online Publisher of He is an Accountant by profession who left the corporate world at the age of 23 to explore his beautiful country and the rest of the world. Today, Melo works as a part-time Social Media Manager for local and international clients. His full-time work focuses on discovering interesting culture, explore different cuisines and take memorable photos from local and international destinations he's visiting.

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