Good news to all frequent flyers bound to Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia, and those bound for Bacolod, Zest Air inaugurated their maiden flights from Manila to KL and Kota Kinabalu on Friday morning of May 10, 2013. The inaugural flights also took off with Manila-Bacolod via Zest Air as they beefed-up with One-peso promo fares from Manila to KL, Kota Kinabalu, Shanghai, Cebu, Davao, Puerto Princesa, Kalibo (Boracay), Iloilo, Tagbilaran, Tacloban, Bacolod, Davao, Cebu and CDO which ended yesterday, May 12.
Bet you didn’t know it, but Zest Air is preparing for a rather more innovations and new system that every travelers will enjoy and will keep them coming back for more Zest Air flights. The inaugural KL and Kota Kinabalu flight is just the first sets of developments we will be expecting from them.
“The launch of these three new routes in one day affirms our commitment to provide passengers across the region with great value and refreshing travel experience,” said Butch Rodriguez, SVP for Zest Air Commercial and External Affairs.
Juan Manila Express and daJUANtraveler was very fortunate not only to cover this BIG event, but also to have join the 3D/2N Kuala Lumpur Familiarization Tour from May 10-12, 2013 and enjoyed variety of sight-seeings of wonderful spots and exploration of gastronomic finds in the federal capital city of The Heart of Southeast Asia, truly Malaysia. Our entourage left Manila via Flight Z2948 at 6:45 a.m. and arrived in Kuala Lumpur’s LCCT (Low Cost Carrier Terminal) at 10:25 a.m., receiving a warm welcome from Tourism Malaysia and guided by a wonderful tour host, Marie Gerardine Teo who spent 3 days of hospitality for our group around great places like King’s Palace, Istana Negara; KL City Gallery; Batu Caves; Dama Sheng Authentic Confectionery; Genting Highlands; Petronas Twin Towers; as well as showing us KL’s shopping and food district in Bukit Bintang and Jalan Alor.
“Tourism Malaysia is delighted that Zest Air is launching its maiden flights to Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu. This inititaive certainly comes at the perfect time since malaysia will be celebrating its fourth Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) in 2014 and this year has been designated as the VMY promotional campaign year. We seek to attract more tourists from the Philippines to Malaysia. last year, the country welcomed 508,744 Filipino tourists, which was a growth of 40.5% compared to 362, 101 in 2011. I am confident that this enhanced connectivity will be able to boost tourist arrivals from the Philippines to Malaysia,” said Ms Fazdila Mansor, the Director of Tourism Malaysia Manila.
Zest Air flies to Kuala Lumpur daily; and every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday to Kota Kinabalu.
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