An airline committed to providing cheap flights in Asia, AirAsia has been breaking new ground ever since its launch in 2001. It has now grown to become the largest low cost carrier in the region since then. Initially AirAsia spread its wings across the continent, excelling in fleet and destination expansion. Now it also services other continents such as Australia and Europe. AirAsia presents cut to the chase air fares, no lucrative offers bragging about tickets available for a penny. This is because they believe in the principle of enhancing efficiency to avoid extra costs. With their philosophy ‘Now Everyone Can Fly’, AirAsia has prompted many to choose air over other modes of travel. The airline follows an innovative and interesting approach towards passenger service to keep them rejuvenated. AirAsia aspires to become the largest low cost airline in Asia, while upholding its values of offering high-end technology, humble hospitality, and premier quality.
AirAsia has a fleet of 72 aircrafts that fly to 61 domestic and international destinations. They follow 108 separate routes, and run more than 400 flights on a daily basis from hubs located across Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. It justifiably prides itself on its high-tech fleet that comprises 15 Airbus A330-300 aircraft and 10 Airbus A330-300s.
Their pick-a-seat services provides passengers with the option of choosing whether their seat should be a window side, standard, or a hot seat. One can board earlier to choose the seat of their choice.
As a faster alternative to checking in at airport counters, the company now has a self check-in service. This flight service enables fast and handy checking-in through mobile phone, airport kiosks, or the company’s website.
Dine and Shop
Passengers can pick and choose from a large menu of light meals and snacks on the flight. These are freshly prepared by trained chefs. Personalized meals can also be made to order with specified changes.
For those who are flying long-haul and are not carrying their pocket game or novel along can purchase in-flight entertainment to take pleasure in their journey! There are exciting games, movies and songs for the entertainment of passengers.
Hall of Fame
AirAsia has been awarded for its excellence in providing low cost, high value airway services. Some of these are: World's Best Low Cost Airline by Skytrax The Laureate Award for Best Commercial Airport Transport from Aviation Week Malaysia Brand Icon Award from Deputy Prime Minister YAB Dato' Seri Najib Tun Razak at the Global Brand Forum Malaysia Malaysia's 30 Most Valuable Brands 2008 by Malaysia’s Most Valuable Brands (MMVB) PIKOM ICT Organisation Excellence Award 2008 by PIKOM, an association of the computer and multimedia industry Best New Airline Of The Year by Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA)
ixigo and AirAsia
ixigo.com's association with AirAsia allows fliers to receive quick information on the available AirAsia flights and book directly on AirAsia website at the best prices. ixigo.com searches flight availability and fares in real time once the flier launches search after entering his/her travel date(s) and destination. To add a dash of fun, there is a smooth slider bar that allows one to choose flights at convenient timings. What's more, all these world class tools are available for free, making ixigo.com a great site to search and book AirAsia flights. Consumers benefit while booking AirAsia flights through ixigo because they can compare all airlines' prices on a single platform while being assured that the prices they are getting are the exact same prices being displayed by AirAsia on its own site.