Questions and answers from various sources are regularly posted here. Do not hesitate to call us or send an email should you have further questions.
Q: Where does AirAsia stock trade under and what ticker?
A: AirAsia is traded on the Bursa Malaysia under the ticker AIRASIA and code number 5099. You can locate us via Bloomberg and Reuters under the ticker AIRA MK Equity.
Q: I am interested to buy AirAsia shares. Where can I buy them?
A: AirAsia shares can be bought or sold via most major banks or stockbrokers. AirAsia does not sell or buy shares from the public and you have to purchase shares via stockbrokers or banks. AirAsia shares are traded on Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd under the ticker AIRASIA or our code number is 5099
Q: I am interested in your financial reports, company information, and anything relating to your marketing strategy. What can you send me?
A: As a matter of policy, we do not produce information packs. All the relevant information can be found in our website. Please click on our Financial and Statistics menu and you will access all our financial reports. The website also provides comprehensive information such as press releases, management profile, history, among many other things.
Q: Is AirAsia Syariah compliant?
A: Yes, we are accredited by the KL Syariah Index. Our business is principally transporting people to destinations; we do not serve alcohol, pork or distribute any pornographic related materials. Using the Dow Jones Islamic Index (DJIX) as a benchmark, we conform to all the financial screen and basic principles in order to be accredited as a Syariah compliant business.
Q: What is AirAsia's dividend policy?
A: AirAsia does not have a dividend policy. However, AirAsia has paid its maiden dividend in 2011 of 3 sen per ordinary share to reward loyal shareholders. We do believe that the business is in the early stages of development and capital is required to be reinvested for the future's well being.
Q: How do you manage to offer such a low fare? Can you make a profit?
A: We will not be doing business if we are not profitable and in fact, we are among the most profitable airline company in the world. The details of the business model are explained comprehensively in our reports and presentations.
Q: Are you going to add more routes?
A: We constantly look for opportunities and ways to expand our network. Assuming plane delivery is in schedule and our on-going discussions with multiple Government agencies yield favourable results, we aim to introduce between 15 to 20 routes in every year. Most of these routes will be cross-connecting our existing destinations and hence improve the network spread.