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 long-serving Allstars from across the region.
Additionally, AirAsia X won World’s Best Low-Cost Airline Premium Cabin for the sixth time, while AirAsia also won Asia’s Best Low-Cost Airline. The awards were received by Chairman of AirAsia X Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz and Deputy Group CEO (Airline Business) Bo Lingam respectively.
Datuk Kamarudin Meranun expressed that winning the award for the past decade was a huge honour. He, Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz and Bo Lingam congratulated their colleagues, thanked everyone for their support and hard work, and promised to strive for greater heights.
AirAsia celebrated across their offices worldwide as well as online by hosting special photobooths and contests from 17th – 22nd July, and promotional low fares from 23rd – 29th July on www.airasia.com and the AirAsia mobile app. They also offered one year of free flights in their #WeAreAllChampions social media contest on their Instagram (instagram.com/airasia) and Facebook (facebook.com/AirAsia).