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September 4, 2018 5:05 AM AirAsia named Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline for 6th year

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia has been named Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline for the sixth consecutive year at the 2018 World Travel Award Asia and Australasia, held in Hong Kong. In a statement today, the airline said it was voted the best in the category by travel and tourism professionals worldwide for its commitment to excellence in service, ahead of Air India 22

September 3, 2018 5:36 AM AirAsia on track to sell remaining 30 aircraft, RM2.89b disposal proceeds received so far

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd said it is on track to complete the disposal of the remaining 30 aircraft and 14 aircraft engines under its plans to divest the aircraft leasing operations. It is the group's strategy to divest non-core assets and focus on its core airline operating business. The low-cost carrier told Bursa Malaysia that it had completed 6

September 1, 2018 6:15 AM AirAsia rewards BIG members with 5 million promotional seats

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Group Bhd is offering five million promotional seats to AirAsia Big members, enabling them to fly to more than 130 destinations within AirAsia and AirAsia X's network. The low-cost carrier, in a statement today, said its members would be able to enjoy more perks, including instant discounts, when they book flights directly on airasia 10

August 15, 2018 2:50 AM AirAsia share price up marginally after selling stake in Expedia JV

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd's (AAG) share price rose 0.90% this morning after it divested its remaining 25% stake in its joint venture (JV) company, AAE Travel Pte Ltd for US$60 million (RM240 million). The airline sold its remaining stake to the 75% stakeholder in the company Expedia Inc’s Expedia Southeast Asia Pte Ltd -- in a bid to monetise 15

August 14, 2018 3:39 PM AirAsia sells remaining 25% share of joint venture with Expedia for US$60m

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd has divested its remaining 25% stake in its joint venture (JV) company AAE Travel Pte Ltd for US$60 million (RM240 million) to the 75% stakeholder, Expedia Inc's Expedia Southeast Asia Pte Ltd, in a bid to monetise its investment and utilise the proceeds as working capital. The group announced in a bourse filing yesterday 18

August 6, 2018 7:39 AM 190 M’sians evacuated from quake-hit Lombok

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 190 Malaysians were evacuated from Lombok, Indonesia, after a magnitude 7 earthquake struck the island on Sunday, Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah announced today. One of the evacuees was Home Affairs Ministry secretary-general Datuk Alwi Ibrahim and his delegation who were on the popular resort island to attend a regional 14

August 2, 2018 4:14 AM AirAsia bullish on Indonesian market

JAKARTA: Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia, which will start flights to Silangit Airport, Indonesia, the main gateway to Lake Toba from Oct 28, is looking to increase its services in Indonesia, a market in which it sees huge potential. Speaking at a press conference in conjunction with the official launch of the new route today, AirAsia Group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes 26

July 30, 2018 10:39 AM Five Malaysian climbers return from Lombok

SEPANG: Five Malaysian climbers have safely returned home following Sunday's powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake that hit Lombok, Indonesia. One of the climbers, Siti Hidayah Zainuddin, 38, said during the tragedy, she was with 19 other and they were arranging their backpacks before continuing with their expedition to the top of Mount Rinjani. "We were scheduled 11

July 27, 2018 9:23 AM AirAsia Q2 load factor down 3% to 86% on seat capacity expansion

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd's operations in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines saw a 3% drop in its load factor to 86% for the second quarter of 2018 (Q2 18) compared to the same period of 2017. The low-cost carrier said in a statement that it carried 10.88 million passengers in Q2 18, representing a 13% increase against the 9.61 million passengers 15

July 26, 2018 5:28 AM Govt to study AirAsia's proposal to move back to Terminal 2 KKIA

KUALA LUMPUR: The Transport Ministry will study AirAsia's proposal to move its operations back to Terminal 2 of the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA). Its minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said talks will be held with the Sabah state government before a final decision is made. "Terminal 2 is now operating, but only for general services aviation 12