Latest Thai AirAsia Stories
SINGAPORE, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirAsia, the world's best low cost airline and Expedia, Inc., the world's largest online travel company, today announced the launch of a new joint venture company covering Asia Pacific and offering a complete range of great value flights, hotels, and holiday packages. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110121/SF33870LOGO-b) This is the first partnership of its kind globally between a low cost carrier (LCC) and an online travel agent (OTA).
AirAsia X has launched a new service from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia to Melbourne in Australia. The airline operates the new service using wide-bodied Airbus A330-300 aircraft. AirAsia X will service the route between Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur initially with four return flights per week.
AirAsia has announced that it will launch a daily direct flight to Tiruchirappalli in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, beginning December 1, 2008. The airline will operate the daily direct flight using Airbus A320 aircraft.
By James S IS IT TIME TO POP THE champagne for airline stocks? Share prices of airline companies had been sold down heavily since last year as crude oil prices soared to a record high of US$ 148/barrel, lifting aviation jet fuel prices in the process to its similar high.
By Presenna Nambiar AIRASIA is the big winner with the opening up of the KL- Singapore route, but the move is not expected to rock the boat much for competitors Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and Singapore Airlines (SIA).
Malaysia-based low-cost airline AirAsia has launched direct daily flights between Hong Kong and Bangkok, Thailand, using Airbus 320 aircraft.
By Sharen Kaur AIRASIA X, the long haul budget carrier, will increase daily flights to Gold Coast Australia during the peak season from mid- December to mid-January.
By Boonsong Kositchotethana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 16--The founder of One-Two-Go Airlines is taking a long, hard look at the possibility of ceasing the budget carrier's flight operations in a damage-control exercise at a time of skyrocketing fuel prices and declining traffic demand.
KUANTAN: AirAsia has been advised not to jump the gun by informing the media about its application for new routes and an increase of flight frequency. Transport Minister Datuk Ong Tee Keat said the company should wait for the authorities to make a decision.
By Boonsong Kositchotethana, Bangkok Post, Thailand Jul. 3--Thai AirAsia (TAA) is scrambling to curtail losses this year at no more than the 2007 level as skyrocketing fuel prices and slowing traffic demand make it increasingly harder to run a budget airline.