AirAsia plans to resume domestic flights from April 29, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, aviation and tourism entered the hold. For a time, about 17 planes were detained on the ground due to travel restrictions. While the pandemic is spreading to countries in Europe, South America, North America and Africa, in Asia the situation is slightly more relaxing.
On 8 April Wuhan opened after 76 days of isolation. It registered 11.714 passengers on the first day. And airlines are starting to turn their engines shyly.
AirAsia plans to resume domestic flights
AirAsia, one of the largest airlines in Malaysia and with many other subsidiaries in neighboring countries, plans to resume domestic flights from April 29.
AirAsia had to hold up to 96% of its fleet on the ground. It has suspended domestic and international flights since March 26, 2020. On April 17, AirAsia officials announced that the Malaysian airline intends to resume flights from April 29.
Branches in Thailand and the Philippines will do so from 1 May. While the Indian subsidiary intends to resume domestic operations from 4 May 2020. AirAsia Indonesia will be the last to resume domestic operations from 7 May 2020.
However, these plans are still preliminary. All are awaiting approval from the civil aviation authorities.
AirAsia X, an AirAsia subsidiary specializing in long-haul flights, will remain on the ground until international travel restrictions are lifted.