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Privilege for Seniors Withdrawn?

August 19, 2008

By Tam Yeng Siang

I HAVE just returned from a trip on AirAsia, and I noticed that AirAsia has apparently reversed its previous policy of allowing citizens over the age of 65 to board the plane early together with Xpress Boarding passengers.

The airports that I had been to have apparently not announced that senior citizens were allowed to board earlier.

My question is: Has AirAsia now reneged on its commitment to be a socially responsible airline?

It’s pathetic to see old folk and pregnant women struggling with the rest of the crowd to get their seats.

TAM YENG SIANG

Petaling Jaya

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