AirAsia X named “World’s Best Low Cost Airline –– Premium Class Seat” & “World’s Best Low Cost Airline –– Premium Cabin”

Winner for two consecutive years!

LONDON, 15 JULY 2014

AirAsia X, the leading low-cost, long-haul affiliate carrier of the AirAsia Group, was again hailed as the “World’s Best Low Cost Airline –– Premium Class Seat” and the “World’s Best Low Cost Airline –– Premium Cabin  award winner at the 2014 Skytrax World Airline Awards today.

The Skytrax World Airline Awards is the global benchmark of airline excellence and one of the most prestigious accolades for the airline industry. This annual global survey is conducted over a 10-month period, covering over 245 airlines from the largest international airlines to smaller domestic carriers. A total of 18.9 million customer surveys were completed, measuring standards across 41 key performance indicators of an airline’s front-line product and services.

AirAsia X’s CEO, Azran Osman-Rani said, “We are X-static to have received the two awards! This spurs us further to keep innovating our premium service. Look out more for more innovations in the pipeline! We love experimenting and pioneering new service ideas, and to be recognised as a world’s best is simply awesome. An x-tra large thank you to our guests for believing in us.”

AirAsia X was the first long-haul, low fare carrier to introduce Business Class Premium Flatbed seats, which have standard business class specifications of 20” width, 60” pitch and stretch out to 77” in full recline position.

The Business Class Premium flatbeds feature universal power sockets, adjustable headrests and built-in personal utilities such as tray table, drink holder, reading light and privacy screen. Premium seat guests also enjoy premium complimentary products and services including Pick A Seat, Priority Check-in, Priority Boarding, Priority Baggage, 25kg Baggage Allowance, Complimentary Meal and Pillow & Duvet.

AirAsia X was first awarded the World’s Best Low Cost Airline Premium Seat title at the 2013 Skytrax World Airline Awards which took place at the Paris Airshow.

For more information, please visit www.airasia.com.