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About AirAsia

AirAsia, the leading and largest low-cost carrier in Asia, services the most extensive network with 122 routes covering more than 65 destinations. Within the grasp of 7 years of operation, AirAsia has carried 70 million passengers and grown its fleet from just two aircraft to 80. The airline today is proud to be a truly Asean airline with established operations based in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, servicing a network stretching across all Asean countries, China, India, Taiwan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. This is further complemented by AirAsia X, its low cost long-haul affiliate carrier that currently flies to destinations in China, Australia and the UK. AirAsia is the only regional carrier with the largest destination network and highest flight frequencies. AirAsia has been awarded the 2009 World's Best Low Cost Airline in a the annual World Airline Survey by Skytrax. The 'No Admin Fee' initiative in June 2009 came following the success of AirAsia's abolition of fuel surcharge in November 2008 and the all-in fare introduced earlier in May this year. The carrier that was recently awarded the coveted World's Best Low Cost Airline through a poll of 16 million air travelers worldwide by Skytrax, had also introduced various initiatives and incentives for guests' convenience, including the Upsize Baggage, Pick-a-Seat, discounts on pre-booked Hotmeals, web and kiosk check-in, as well as On Time Guarantee that compensates guests affected by delays of more than 2 hours.

Timeline

  • July 09: AirAsia launches second daily flight from Kuala Lumpur to Tiruchirapalli
  • October 09: Mrs Liew, a Malaysian women gave birth to a baby midair with the help of a doctor on flight of AirAsia minutes before it landed. The flight had been diverted to nearby Kuala Lumpur for an emergency landing. The airliner gave free flights for life to the mother and son.

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Volaris Completes Successful Migration to airRM Revenue Management System
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Virgin America Selects airRM as Its Revenue Management System
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Singapore CFOs Test Cloud Based Modelling & Planning in Preparation for 2014 Budget
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Expedia Flip Flop Survey: 40% Indians Workout to Get Beach-Ready
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Expedia rolls out its Latest Ad Campaign in India
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Expedia Signs Up as Official Sponsor of Professional Referees and Match Officials
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Expedia Ties Up with RedBus: Road Trips Now a Click Away
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Expedia Partners with Thomas Cook to Offer Visa Services
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Expedia.co.in Announces Unbelievable Holiday Deals for Southeast Asia
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Bar + Beach= A Party! for Indian Travelers: Expedia Flip Flop Report
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Expedia Conferred with Award for “The Best Travel Portal – International”
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Expedia Rolls Out its First 360 Degree Ad Campaign in India
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Expedia Helps Underprivileged Children set a new Record in India
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Bombardier Aerospace Concludes a Successful Farnborough Airshow
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AirAsia chief Fernandes keen to invest in Indian aviation sector if policy amended
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Expedia Plays Santa This Christmas, Makes it Merrier for Travellers
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It takes 4 taps for a Trip: Expedia Introduces Expedia Hotels app for iPad and Android Tablets
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Expedia Ramps up Operations in India, Appoints General Manager
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ANA and AirAsia to form AirAsia Japan

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