AirAsia India Takes Off, Eyes Growth Amid Difficult Landscape

AirAsia India, the latest affiliate carrier to join the AirAsia Group, completed its maiden flight today with promises of more seats and low fares. Flight I5 1320 took off from Bangalore at 1510 hrs, arriving in Goa an hour later at 1625 hrs, with the bright red Airbus A320 cutting a striking figure at the … Continue reading

Indonesian Expansion For Singapore Airlines And Silkair

Singapore Airlines and its regional subsidiary Silkair have announced plans for a stronger push towards the Indonesian market, with new flights and increased frequencies on key routes.   Singapore Airlines to Resume Surabaya Service, Increase Flights to Jakarta and Bali Citing increased demand, Singapore Airlines will take over one of Silkair’s double daily Singapore – … Continue reading

AirAsia Moves Bangkok Operations To Don Muang

AirAsia has moved its Bangkok operations to the city’s Don Muang International Airport, transferring its jets and ground equipment within 24 hours. Over 160 domestic and international flights operated by AirAsia, Indonesia AirAsia and Thai AirAsia will now take off and land from the older facility rather than the Thai capital’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport.   … Continue reading

AirAsia Launches Loyalty Programme

Malaysian low cost carrier AirAsia has launched a new loyalty scheme allowing travellers to earn and redeem points with the airline and its partners. Called “BIG”, the programme is a joint venture between AirAsia and Tune Money, the financial services arm of parent company Tune Group.   Membership is borderless and open to anyone aged … Continue reading

AirAsia Boosts Singapore – Bandung Flights, Opens Charity Flight For Sale

*UPDATE* AirAsia has postponed the charity flight to 4 July 2011, citing difficulties in obtaining accommodation and timeslots for flights in London amidst Easter, Royal Wedding and Bank Holiday weekend. Passengers who have purchased tickets on the airline’s website will have the option of a full refund or booking transfer to the new date. Low cost … Continue reading