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Thai AirAsia makes emergency landing in Maldives

Thai AirAsia makes emergency landing in Maldives

A Thai AirAsia A320-200, the same type of aircraft whose engine caught fire on Thursday night as it departed Male, the capital of the Maldives. A Thai AirAsia flight from the Maldives to Bangkok turned back shortly after departure and made a safe emergency landing on Thursday night after a ...

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Local carriers brace for a challenging new year

Local carriers brace for a challenging new year

Thai Lion Air, Nok Air and Thai AirAsia jets at Don Mueang airport. (Photo by Seksan Rojjanametakul) A strong currency, higher operation costs from an excise tax and a slowdown in tourism are among the challenges confronting local airlines next year. Santisuk Klongchaiya, chief executive of Thai AirAsia, said the airline ...

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Malaysia’s AirAsia looks to expand into the Kingdom

Malaysia's AirAsia looks to expand into the Kingdom

Acknowledging the potential that Cambodia holds in terms of air travel and tourism, budget airline AirAsia is eyeing to expand into Cambodia through partnership with a local player. For in depth analysis of Cambodian Business, visit Capital Cambodia. The Nikkei Asian Review reported this week that Cambodia is among three ...

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A321 to be AirAsia’s backbone in the future

A321 to be AirAsia's backbone in the future

SEPANG: Airbus’ latest single-aisle aircraft, the A321neo, is set to become AirAsia Group Bhd’s (AirAsia) backbone for its future operations. AirAsia group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said the new aircraft will be deployed on popular routes, delivering growth opportunities to new markets and adding extra capacity in ...

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Exclusive: AirAsia’s Fernandes plots Cambodia expansion

KUALA LUMPUR — Billionaire aviation tycoon Tony Fernandes is looking seriously at launching an AirAsia Group affiliate in Cambodia, followed by China and Myanmar. “I like Cambodia, China and Myanmar,” Fernandes, AirAsia Group CEO and co-founder, told the Nikkei Asian Review in an interview, adding that he is now on ...

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CHEAP FLIGHT ALERT: AirAsia is selling return tickets to Europe for $199

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Those who haven’t made holiday plans yet need to take out their debit cards, because budget airline AirAsia is launching a sale that will get you to Europe and back for less than $200.” data-reactid=”22″>Those who haven’t made holiday plans yet need to ...

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AirAsia announces inaugural flights to Belitung – The Jakarta Post

AirAsia announces inaugural flights to Belitung - The Jakarta Post

Low-cost carrier AirAsia commenced flights from Jakarta to Belitung, Bangka Belitung, on Tuesday as well as from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Belitung on Wednesday. The inauguration ceremony on Wednesday was marked by handing out flowers and souvenirs to international passengers arriving from Kuala Lumpur, who then enjoyed a traditional welcome dance. The Airbus ...

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AirAsia to spend $350M for new jets

AirAsia to spend $350M for new jets

AirAsia to spend $350M for new jets By LISBET K. ESMAEL August 13, 2019 home / Business / Corporate News / AirAsia to spend $350M for new jets THE AirAsia Group is shelling out $350 million to acquire seven more planes for its Philippine unit, according to its chief. Talking ...

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