Air Asia (AK), a leading airline was formed with a dream of making flying possible for everyone. Today, AirAsia is the largest low-fare and low-cost travel airline in Asia. Along with its subsidiaries, AK operates both, domestic and international flights to more than 400 destinations in 25 countries. The primary hub of the airline is in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and registered office at Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Air Asia's affiliate airlines, Indonesia AirAsia and Thai AirAsia, have their respective hubs in Soekarno-Hatta International airport and Suvarnabhumi Airport, respectively.
With over 400 daily flightson domestic and international routes, AirAsia covers important destinations like Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand along with other international destinations like Australia, Brunei, Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Laos, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, Vietnam, and South Korea. AirAsia presents Economy Class and Premium Economy Class travel with Airbus 340 and Airbus 330 long-haul journeys. AirAsia in-flight services include a purchase on board programme called as "Snack Attack" which offers food and drinks for sale onboard. Simply relax and tune into AirAsia's in-flight entertainment when flying the long-haul.
Air Asia Fleet
Air Asia fleet includes 6 Airbus A320-214 and 48 Airbus A320-216 aircrafts. in addition, the fleet of AirAsia AirAsia X, Thai AirAsia, and Indonesia AirAsia comprises of, 90 Airbus A320-200, 2 Airbus A340-300, and 4 Boeing 737-300 aircrafts
Air Asia Baggage Allowance
As per Air Asia's baggage allowance policy guests can take in a maximum of 15 kg of checked baggage with them. However, any further increase would be in increments of 5 kg and would be chargeable as per kg basis at Airport check-in counters. Manual wheelchairs, baby buggies, walking frames and mobility devices can be carried free of cost. There is no fee charge for infant's baggage allowance. The airline does not provide any baggage allowance on the purchase of an extra seat.
Air Asia Awards & Recognition
AirAsia won the Skytrax World's best low-cost airline award in the years 2009 and 2010. The airline was also recognized as Airline of the year 2007 by Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation.
Air Asia History
AirAsia Airline was formed in the year 1993. However, it started its services on 18th November, 1996. The airline was founded by DRB-Gicom, a government corporation. On December 2nd, 2001, the badly-indebted AirAsia was purchased by Tune Air Sdn Bhd for a total amount of one Ringgit. After a remarkable profit in the year 2002, the airline launched new routes from its hub in Kuala Lumpur International Airport at an extremelyaggressive rate. In 2003, it launched another hub at Senai International Airport, Johor Bahru near Singapore and started its first international flight to Bangkok. In June, 2004, it started flights to Macau and in April, 2005 started flights to Philippines (Manila) and Mainland China (Xiamen). the year 2005 marked the beginning of flights to Cambodia and Vietnam, , Myanmar and Brunei.