Great news for travelers because AirAsia has been granted landing right in Paris. So, anybody who would like to fly into Paris, “The City of Romance” will have this chance very soon. This new route is made possible after French President, Nicolas Sarcozy has given his approval during his meeting at Elysee Palace in Paris with Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
PARIS: AirAsia Bhd has been granted landing rights in Paris, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said here.
He said this was conveyed to him by French President Nicholas Sarkozy during their meeting at Elysee Palace in Paris on Wednesday.
“The details will be worked out by the officials later,” he told Malaysian journalists before flying home later Wednesday night.
The French leader had given his approval for the budget airline to land at Orly Airport, southern Paris, barely 24 hours after Najib had raised the matter with French Prime Minister Francois Fillon.
Najib had noted in that meeting that AirAsia was the Airbus A320’s biggest customer in the world.
Definitely, there will be a zero fare promotion by AirAsia to celebrate this new route. So, get ready to pack your bag and fly to the city of romance.