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AirAsia Japan to open sales with 5 yen promo fares

May 30th, 2012

The latest child of AirAsia – AirAsia Japan makes its long-awaited entrée into the market. While the first red-coloured airplanes will take off in August, tickets are available for booking at 23:00 o’clock (GMT+8) on May 30, 2012!

The main hub of this new enterprise is Airport Narita. AirAsia Japan will operate such local routes as Tokyo – Sapporo or Tokyo – Okinawa but the plans are to set up international services to e.g. Incheon and Taiwan.

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AirAsia, AirAsia Japan, Airlines

AirAsia: check-in

March 22nd, 2012

Who has not heard about AirAsia and its dynamic CEO Tony Ferdandes? This Asian low-cost airline enjoys great successes and ever more people fly with them which is why today’s post is about how to check in with AirAsia.

We suggest you take advantage of self check-in in order to avoiding paying the counter check-in fee. You can check in online or using your WAP-enabled mobile phone.

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AirAsia: Baggage Allowance

October 11th, 2011

Hi there travellers. In today’s post we would like to go back to the luggage policy of the by far most popular Asian low-cost airline – AirAsia, and bring you a revised version of our old article about the baggage policy of AirAsia. When it comes to the issue of baggages and fees, one should always stay updated!

 

AirAsia: Hand Baggage Allowance


One is allowed to carry on board 1 item of hand baggage. It cannot exceed the following dimensions: 56cm X 36cm X 23cm and weigh more than 7kg. In addition to 1 item of carry-on baggage, one can also bring ONE of the following things:

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Qantas to start two Asian airlines

August 16th, 2011

The competition on the Asian low-cost market is growing healthy to say the least and Qantas Airways newly announced plans to launch two new Asian airlines are just a part of the ever intensifying rivalry.

The recent times have seen a major investment by All Nippon Airways in two low-budget carriers, one of them being a joint-venture with Air Asia and the latter being a new carrier Peach Aviation Ltd. Moreover, AirAsia X opened new routes to Japan as well. Another player present on the Asian market is the Shanghai-based Spring Airlines.

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AirAsia, Asia, Australia, New Zealand etc., Jetstar, News by Continent, Qantas Airways

Fuel surcharges on the rise across the world

May 3rd, 2011

May 3, 2011 marks the day when the biggest Asian low-cost airline AirAsia reintroduces fuel surcharges on all its routes. Initially, this dynamic carrier abolished fuel surcharges in 2008 but now it is said Airasia has no option but to reintroduce it in order to cover the soaring costs of fuel.

The passengers of British Airways have been affected by the increasing oil prices since February –which is when this British airline last increased its surcharges. Now its clients pay from £12 per journey sector on long-haul flights.

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Air Asia X to launch direct flights to Christchurch

November 3rd, 2010

Air Asia X, an associate company of AirAsia the most dynamic low-cost airline it the region, expands its route network with a direct service from Airport Kuala Lumpur to Airport Christchurch.

It took two years to develop the project and get finalized this deal which both parts describe as «a win-win situation» for both the entire tourisme industry in the southern part of New Zealand and the carrier. At a rough estimate the new service may bring up to 70,000 tourists a year.

Over time we may expect a constant increase in the number of routes operated by this dynatic Asian carrier. The plans are to launch new services to: New York, Jeddah as well as a few destinations in China.

We promise to keep our finger on the pulse and let you know when the new service is bookable.

AirAsia, Airlines, Airports, Asia, New Routes, News by Continent

Two Malaysian airlines to launch flights to Nepal

October 21st, 2010

Two Malaysian carriers – Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia – announced the opening of scheduled flights to Kathmandu Airport from December or early January.

Malaysian Airlines is the national carrier of Malaysia and AirAsia is known as a low cost carrier which recently surpassed the magical number of 100,000,000 passengers.

“More than 7,000 Malaysian tourists visit Nepal every year and the number is expected to double after the two airlines start flying to Nepal.

According to hotel entrepreneurs, Nepal will do well by focusing on regional market as the country does not have direct flights from Europe and the USA.

AirAsia, Airlines, Malaysia Airlines

AirAsia celebrates its 100,000,000th customer

October 14th, 2010

The celebrated Asian low-cost airline AirAsia has certainly got a good reason for a festive mood. Since this Kuala Lumpur-based carrier came into being in 1993, it has transported no less that 100,000,000 customers that is to say a couple of times more than the estimated population of Malaysia!

Needless to say, such an occasion calls for celebration and unsurprisingly, AirAsia has launched a big time sale to mark this achievement. With domestic fares starting at RM 7 for flights Kuala Lumpur – Penang, and Kuala Lumpur – Johor Bahru and as well an a number of international flights, e.g. Kuala Lumpur – London from RM 550, the sale will arouse interest in many travellers.

The fares are selling like hot cakes so we suggest that everybody interested visit the carrier’s website and book now. We can get you teleported directly to the offer page

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Air Asia X – preparing for expansion

August 17th, 2010

Some weeks ago we reported about the announcement by the CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle of starting new, long-haul services connecting Scandinavia and the United States. It seems as though there is still a lot of space for maneuver in the skies as a fresher of a carrier and the long-haul child of AirAsiaAirAsia X is gathering momentum and preparing for expansion.

One of the signs of Air Asia X’s progress which will catch the eye of travellers is the redesigning interiors project which was accomplished in the last few months. The intention is to achieve a more spacious cabin with a colour set suitable for long-distance flights.

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AirAsia, Airlines, Asia

AirAsia X offers the lowest premium flatbed fares

July 20th, 2010

Low cost airline AirAsia announced that it would offer the lowest premium flatbed fares. Premium fares from only RM 529 one-way all in can be found on routes from Kuala Lumpur to India, China, Taiwan and Australia.

The promo fare is available for online bookings only until August 1, 2010 for travel between August 2, 2010 and November 15, 2010. Passengers can enjoy premium fares from as low as RM 529 to India (Delhi Airport, Mumbai), from RM 549 to Taiwan, from RM 599 to Chengdu, from RM 699 to Hangzhou and from RM 799 to Tianjin, China. Premium fares for Australian destinations are offered from as low as RM 949 to Perth, RM 1, 499 to Gold Coast and Melbourne. London Stansted will be available from RM 2, 549. For more details continue to airasia.com.

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