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|

RED Fights AIDS with Support from 88rising

Sepang, 12th November 2018 – AirAsia has begun a partnership with (RED) in support of the Global Fund to fight AIDS and support people struggling with HIV in Asean, pledging proceeds from their various 2019 promotions and activities, as well as donating USD 0.20 for each seat sold online during a 24-hour period. Additionally, [...]

2018-12-02T02:31:00+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|AirAsia|

AirAsia Collaborates With Google Cloud

London, 10th October 2018 – AirAsia is working with Google Cloud to integrate machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI) into its business and culture to become a travel technology company, digitising all its business aspects to improve marketing and forecasting, optimise operations, maximise efficiency while reducing risk, and personalise customer experiences to improve loyalty. [...]

2018-10-17T18:50:06+00:00 October 17th, 2018|AirAsia|

AirAsia Esports Centre Announced

Kuala Lumpur, 4th October 2018 – The World Electronic Sports Games (WESG) SEA Malaysia National Final held at Quill City Mall has concluded. The closing ceremony was officiated by Youth and Sports Minister, Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, who announced the AirAsia Esports Centre, the first esports hub in SEA endorsed [...]

2018-10-15T15:39:58+00:00 October 15th, 2018|AirAsia|

Boosting Medical Tourism in Penang

Kuala Lumpur, 3rd September 2018 – AirAsia Indonesia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) at Aloft KL Sentral between MHTC CEO Sherene Azli and AirAsia Indonesia CEO Dendy Kurniawan. The signing ceremony was witnessed by Malaysian Deputy Minister of Finance Dato’ Ir Haji Amiruddin Hamzah, Malaysian Deputy Minister [...]

2018-09-19T11:39:30+00:00 September 19th, 2018|AirAsia|

Winning Honours Again: AirAsia Celebrates a Decade of World’s Bests

London, 17th July 2018 – AirAsia won the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline award for the tenth consecutive year at the 2018 Skytrax World Airline Awards held at The Langham, London. AirAsia co-founder, Executive Chairman of AirAsia Group Berhad and Group CEO of AirAsia X Datuk Kamarudin Meranun accepted the award in London alongside AirAsia’s [...]

2018-07-27T18:03:43+00:00 July 27th, 2018|AirAsia|