Teleport and Gobi invest US$10.6M in EasyParcel to grow Asean social and e-commerce

Kuala Lumpur, 16th July 2019 – Teleport, AirAsia’s rebranded cargo and logistics platform, and leading venture capital firm Gobi Partners invested US$10.6M in regional e-commerce and parcel delivery player, EasyParcel. EasyParcel will use the funding to expand offerings for SME customers, leveraging Teleport’s logistics and infrastructure capabilities across over 100 cities, 10,000 weekly [...]

2019-07-20T18:38:30+00:00 July 20th, 2019|AirAsia|

AirAsia wins 11th consecutive World’s Best Low-Cost Airline award at Skytrax

Le Bourget, 18th June 2019 – AirAsia won World’s Best Low-Cost Airline for the 11th consecutive year at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2019, a global benchmark of airline excellence. They were also awarded Asia’s Best Low-Cost Airline and World’s Best Low-Cost Airline Premium Cabin for their Premium Flatbed, available on widebody long-haul [...]

2019-06-25T12:02:20+00:00 June 25th, 2019|AirAsia|

RedCargo and GD Express Announce New Regional Partnership

Sepang, 29th March 2019 – RedCargo Logistics, AirAsia’s cargo and logistics platform, announced their new strategic partnership with GD Express (GDEX), Malaysia’s leading express delivery provider, which begins on 1 April 2019. GDEX customers will have access to AirAsia’s extensive network of over 5,000 weekly flights across Asia Pacific for more efficient deliveries. [...]

2019-04-11T12:33:27+00:00 April 8th, 2019|AirAsia|

AirAsia Touches Down in Fukuoka

Fukuoka, 1st March 2019 – Fukuoka joins AirAsia as its first long-haul destination on Japan’s southernmost island, Kyushu, making AirAsia the only operational direct service to it from Kuala Lumpur. Fukuoka Prefecture Governor Hiroshi Ogawa, Fukuoka City Deputy Mayor Masanao Nakazono, Administrator of Fukuoka Airport, Osaka Regional Civil Aviation Bureau Fumito Ohya, and Fukuoka [...]

2019-03-15T12:57:41+00:00 March 15th, 2019|AirAsia|

AirAsia upgrading reservation systems

Sepang, 11th February 2019 – AirAsia upgraded its Navitaire New Skies reservation system as part of its continuous effort to provide guests with an enhanced online experience. The upgrade period lasted from 2:00pm (GMT +0800) on Saturday, 16 February 2019 to 3:00am (GMT +0800) on Sunday, 17 February 2019. During that time, flight booking was [...]

2019-02-20T17:38:26+00:00 February 20th, 2019|AirAsia|

Lombok Set for Growth as AirAsia Intends to Develop New Hub

Jakarta, 25th January 2019 – AirAsia confirmed their intention to develop their newest hub in Indonesia’s West Nusa Tenggara province, promising growth for Lombok’s tourism industry. Two Airbus A320 aircraft will be based in Lombok, with plans to double existing frequency to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia as well as to operate services to Perth, Yogyakarta [...]

2019-03-15T13:02:29+00:00 February 1st, 2019|AirAsia|

AirAsia Abolishes KLIA2 Fee to Keep Fares Low

Sepang, 7th January 2019 – Starting today, AirAsia will abolish the RM3 KLIA2 fee for all flights departing from Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2). The fee was introduced in May 2014 to cover additional costs created by mandatory facilities imposed by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) at KLIA2. This included aerobridges and SITA check-in [...]

2019-01-16T12:32:02+00:00 January 16th, 2019|AirAsia|

AirAsia digital strategy takes shape: Non-airline digital businesses transferred to digital venture arm

SEPANG, 17 December 2018 – AirAsia Group Berhad (AAGB) today announced the transfer of its digital businesses to Redbeat Ventures Sdn Bhd (RBV), its wholly owned subsidiary. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, AAGB announced that RBV entered into a Share Sale Agreement with AirAsia Berhad and AirAsia Investment Ltd respectively on 25 June [...]

2019-01-07T12:19:16+00:00 January 7th, 2019|AirAsia|

AirAsia Wins Best LCC at 2018 World Travel Awards

Lisbon, 2nd December 2018 – AirAsia has been named the World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline for the sixth year running at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final, the most prestigious globally recognised awards programme that honours excellence in the global travel, tourism and hospitality industries. AirAsia was also named the World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline [...]

2018-12-21T12:35:00+00:00 December 21st, 2018|AirAsia|

AirAsia Signs Memorandum Of Cooperation For Vietnam JV

Hanoi, 6th December 2018 – At the Vietnam Travel and Tourism Summit 2018, AirAsia signed a Memorandum of Cooperation reaffirming its intention to set up a low-cost carrier in Vietnam with local partners. It was signed by AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes and Mr Tran Trong Kien, CEO of Thien Minh Travel Joint Stock [...]

2018-12-21T12:32:04+00:00 December 21st, 2018|AirAsia|