Four times weekly services now connect Kuala Lumpur and Okinawa via Taipei NAHA, JANUARY 2020 – AirAsia flight D7 384 landed at Naha Airport this afternoon, marking the airline’s maiden flight to Okinawa, Japan and the beginning of a unique low-cost passageway connecting the island with East Asia and Southeast Asia, providing over 150,000 visitor seats annually. Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia YB Tuan Muhammad Bakhtiar bin Wan Chik, AirAsia X Chairman Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, AirAsia X Board of Director Dato’ Fam Lee Ee and AirAsia X CEO Benyamin Ismail who were onboard the inaugural flight were greeted by Okinawa Prefecture Governor Denny Tamaki at Naha Airport on arrival. Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz said, “With the addition […]
By AirAsia on January 24, 2020
The Train To Busan Horror House experience at Resorts World Genting is about to open its doors to fans of the movie and fans of scare experiences in Malaysia and the region. The first-of-its-kind in the world, the Horror House launches on 31 October 2019, is brought to you by Resorts World Genting and AirAsia as co-presenter.
By Resorts World Genting on October 30, 2019
AirAsia has today officiated new services from Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta to the island of Belitung, Indonesia.
By AirAsia on October 3, 2019
AirAsia, the Asia Pacific launch customer for the Airbus A330neo, today unveiled the first of its new generation long-haul fleet at the Paris International Air Show.
By AirAsia on June 21, 2019
AirAsia continues its partnership with Sony, with the introduction of new noise-cancelling headphones to its award-winning Premium Flatbed cabin.
By AirAsia on March 18, 2019
Lanzhou is AirAsia’s latest destination in China with the announcement of direct services between Kuala Lumpur and one of Northwest China’s largest cities.
By AirAsia on March 8, 2019
FUKUOKA – AirAsia has touched down in Fukuoka (Japan), marking the only direct service in operation from Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. Fukuoka joins an ever-growing list of long-haul destinations for AirAsia, with the airline announcing it would operate four times a week between Kuala Lumpur and Kyushu’s largest city. AirAsia X Malaysia CEO Benyamin Ismail said, “Welcome to Fukuoka, our very first destination on Japan’s southernmost island, Kyushu.” “More than 156,000 seats per year will be available on this new route, providing guests with the opportunity to book low-cost travel to yet another amazing destination in Japan.” Since launching flights from Malaysia to Japan in 2010, AirAsia has flown more than 6.5 million passengers between the two countries. Today, the airline operates […]
By AirAsia on March 1, 2019
AirAsia Group Berhad (AAGB) today announced the transfer of its digital businesses to Redbeat Ventures Sdn Bhd (RBV), its wholly owned subsidiary.
By AirAsia on December 18, 2018
AirAsia has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation reaffirming its intention to set up a low-cost carrier in Vietnam with local partners.
By AirAsia on December 11, 2018
AirAsia has touched down at Melbourne Avalon Airport this morning, launching the first international services to and from Victoria’s second airport in Melbourne’s Southwest.
By AirAsia on December 5, 2018
AirAsia BIG Loyalty has been named Best eCommerce Merchant (Travel/Hospitality) at the 2018 Asia eCommerce Awards, its first ever e-commerce award.
By AirAsia on December 4, 2018
AirAsia’s inaugural flight from Johor Bahru to Ipoh took off today, adding an exciting new destination to the airline’s extensive network.
By AirAsia on October 2, 2018
Held on 9 August 2018, HUAWEI collaborated with KL Fashion Week (KLFW) 2018 to bring all nova fans the HUAWEI Nova Superstar Night.
By HUAWEI on August 10, 2018
SEPANG, 19 May 2018 – AirAsia, via its agencies took home 11 accolades; five gold, five silver and one bronze at the 2018 MARKies Awards, held in Kuala Lumpur recently. Four of the gold awards; Best Idea – Digital, Best Idea – Mobile, Best Use of Digital and Best Use of Social were awarded for its Adventure Live campaign; an interactive travel series broadcasted directly from six destinations in Southeast Asia; Hanoi, Cebu, Yangon, Lombok, Phnom Penh, and Luang Prabang via Facebook Live feature on AirAsia’s Facebook page. Whereas, the 48 Hours In Asia campaign bagged another gold for Best Idea – Female Audience category. Moreover, the world’s best low-cost airline garnered another two silver awards under the 48 Hours In Asia campaign […]
By AirAsia on May 21, 2018
SEPANG, 23 April 2018 – AirAsia is partnering with Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) as one of the airline partners for the upcoming Borneo Jazz Festival in Miri from 11 to 13 May 2018 and Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) in Kuching from 13 to 15 July 2018. The partnership is in line with our continuous effort to boost visitors to Sarawak as we will reach out to all 23 countries that we operate in to not just promote the festivals, but the diverse cultural identities, unique traditions and the eco-tourism attributes in Sarawak. Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial, AirAsia Malaysia said, “We are pleased to partner with Sarawak Tourism Board as one of the airline partners for the both internationally-acclaimed festivals while further strengthening […]
By AirAsia on April 24, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR, 23 March 2018 – AirAsia today announced the appointment of legendary Brazilian footballer Roberto Carlos as a new global brand ambassador. The announcement was made at Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral with AirAsia Malaysia CEO Riad Asmat and AirAsia X Malaysia CEO Benyamin Ismail in attendance. Football legend Roberto Carlos (middle) with Riad Asmat, CEO of AirAsia Malaysia (middle left), and Benyamin Ismail, CEO of AirAsia X Malaysia (middle right) as AirAsia unveils its latest global brand ambassador. AirAsia Group CEO and AirAsia X Co-Group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said, “No one embodies the dare to dream spirit like Roberto Carlos. From playing on streets of Garça and deciding to be a professional footballer at 12 to the amazing free kick against […]
By AirAsia on March 23, 2018
SEPANG, 28 February 2018 – AirAsia now flies you to the long awaited stylish coastal town of Hua Hin, Thailand with four times weekly direct flights starting 18 May 2018. As a truly Asean airline, the latest route to Thailand marks AirAsia Malaysia’s (flight code AK) seventh destination to the Land of Smiles, consistent with the airline’s continuous efforts to provide the widest network in Asean and connecting the road less travelled in the region to the world. Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial, AirAsia Malaysia said, “We are thrilled to introduce Hua Hin as the latest addition to our ever growing network. Since launching Phuket in 2003 as our first international route from Kuala Lumpur, we have flown to seven cities in […]
By AirAsia on March 1, 2018
JAIPUR – AirAsia X has announced its latest route from Kuala Lumpur to Jaipur, making it easier for the people from Kuala Lumpur to travel to North West India, with promotional all-in-fares from RM199 one-way*/ INR3,555*. The promotional all-in-fares from RM199* / INR3,555* one way on standard seats runs from 5 February until 11 February 2018 for travel period between 5 Feb until 31 July 2018. The award winning Premium Flatbed is also available for booking at promotional all-in-fares from RM 699*/ INR11,900 *.The seats are available for booking on airasia.com. A special ceremony was held to celebrate the inaugural flight, which landed at Jaipur International Airport yesterday evening (5 February 2018). AirAsia X is the only low cost carrier to offer this direct route from Kuala Lumpur and Jaipur, the capital […]
By AirAsia on February 9, 2018
KUALA TERENGGANU, 10 January 2018 – AirAsia, the world’s best low cost airline today celebrated the ‘Beautiful Terengganu, Malaysia’ livery in partnership with Terengganu State Government at Sultan Mahmud Airport, Kuala Nerus, Terengganu. The livery is set to be a major promotional platform for the state for two years. The state’s tourism products will also be promoted inflight on the overhead compartment, back seat, table tray and in the airline’s inflight magazine, travel 3Sixty°. Moreover, this partnership will bring a positive impact on the state’s tourism as the aircraft showcasing the beautiful Terengganu will be flown to international destinations flown by AirAsia as well. Spencer Lee, Head of Commercial AirAsia Berhad said, “We are proud to celebrate the ‘Beautiful Terengganu, Malaysia’ livery […]
By AirAsia on January 12, 2018
Experience the enchanting historical city of Jaipur from forts, palaces, golden sands, street shopping, rich cuisine and much more Special promo with all-in fares from as low as RM229* one way! SEPANG, 6 NOVEMBER 2017 – AirAsia X will achieve yet another milestone with the announcement of direct services from Kuala Lumpur to Jaipur, India with four times-weekly flights effective 5 February 2018. AirAsia X launches the new unique route today, offering promotional all-in fares from as low as RM229* for economy seat and RM699* one way for Premium flatbed seats open for bookings on airasia.com for the travel period between 5 Feb 2018 and 21 Nov 2018. AirAsia X is the first low-cost long-haul carrier to fly direct from Kuala Lumpur to […]
By AirAsia on November 6, 2017
Eight young Malaysian swimmers aged 12-15 enjoyed exclusive training sessions with Ben Proud in Phuket, Thailand PHUKET, 8 September 2017 – Eight young Malaysian swimming talents experienced an once-in-a-lifetime two-days exclusive training with Olympian Ben Proud and his elite coaches at Phuket, Thailand as the AirAsia presents Ben Proud’s Talent Pool programme draws to a close this year. This annual talent development programme is part of a four-year partnership between AirAsia and the British Olympian in support of his journey towards qualifying for Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan in 2020. AirAsia’s Regional Head of Branding Rudy Khaw said, “AirAsia is well known as a dream-enabler that has realised the dreams of millions to travel. We believe that dreams should always be pursued and we want to […]
By AirAsia on September 11, 2017
LANGKAWI, 19 AUGUST 2017 – AirAsia, the World’s Best Low-Cost airline today celebrated its new direct route from Langkawi to Shenzhen, with an officiating ceremony by YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia at Kompleks Lang Merah, Langkawi International Airport. This new direct flight which will be operating three times a week, is poised to further boost the tourism on the island, in line with the Langkawi Development Authority’s (LADA) mission to tap into new foreign markets. This new unique route to China enables Langkawi to be even further developed as a world-class tourist destination. Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, Group CEO, AirAsia said, “We would like to thank the Prime Minister, Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak for officiating this new direct flight between Shenzhen and […]
By AirAsia on August 21, 2017