AirAsia X puts Sri Lanka on two day promotion

Apr 10, 2014 (LBO) – Malaysia-based long-haul budget carrier AirAsia X said it was offering a two day discount fares for Sri Lanka, Australia, Japan and China. “With this exclusive 48 hours sale, guests can take a break from their busy schedule and enjoy mid-year holiday getaways with a group of friends or loved ones to exotic and exciting destinations across our long-haul network and that of the AirAsia group,” AirAsia X Chief Executive Officer, Azran Osman-Rani said in a statement.

The discount fares are available on April 10 and 11 on the AirAsia.com portal for travel in May and June.

Return tickets are around 14,000 to 15,000 rupees and is also available ex-Colombo.

Analysts say foreign airlines flying to the island play an important role in bringing tourists as well as allowing Sri Lankans and others to fly out of Colombo.