Special celebratory Skytrax Award fares to AirAsia and AirAsia X destinations
SEPANG, 17 JULY 2016
AirAsia and AirAsia X have announced special promotional fares to
celebrate their continued winning streak at the Skytrax Awards.
AirAsia was named World’s Best Low-Cost Airline and Asia’s Best Low-Cost Airline for the eighth year
in a row while AirAsia X won World’s Best Low-Cost Premium Cabin and World’s Best Low-Cost
Premium Seat for the fourth year running at the event, which was held at Farnborough Airshow on
From only RM8*, guests can fly AirAsia to Hong Kong, Singapore, Phuket, Krabi, Siem Reap, Phnom
Penh, Pekanbaru, Ho Chi Minh City and many more or choose to go extra long from only RM198* to
AirAsia X destinations such as Shanghai, Perth, Auckland, Tehran and Mauritius.
Those planning to fly on AirAsia X can also upgrade to Premium Flatbed seats from only RM718*.
These special fares can be booked from 18 July 2016 (0000, GMT +8) to 24 July 2016 (2400, GMT
+8) for travel between 4 January 2017 and 21 August 2017.
They are applicable to AirAsia flights operated by AirAsia Malaysia (flight code AK), AirAsia Thailand
(FD), AirAsia Indonesia (QZ), AirAsia Philippines (Z2) and AirAsia India (I5), as well as AirAsia X
flights on Malaysia AirAsia X (D7) and Thai AirAsia X (XJ).
As an added bonus, guests flying with AirAsia Malaysia (AK) can also earn 8x AirAsia BIG points when
they pre-book baggage, meals, seats, insurance or BIG Duty Free, with up to 888,000 points to be
AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said, “Being named Skytrax World’s Best Low-Cost Airline for
the eighth year running is very special to me and everyone at AirAsia. No other airline has won a
World’s Best award this many times in a row. It truly is an amazing achievement and we want to
thank our guests who voted for us with low fares starting from just RM8.”
He added, “We promise to continue to work hard to give our guests the time of their lives, and we
hope they will share their favourite travel moments with us on social media using the hashtag
#travelgr8 as we celebrate this win together.”
AirAsia X Group CEO Datuk Kamarudin Meranun said, “Winning these awards for four
consecutive years shows low cost doesn’t have to mean low quality. We hope our special base and
Premium Flatbed fares will allow more people to fly in comfort and experience just what a fantastic
product we have as they visit our long-haul destinations.”
AirAsia X Premium Flatbeds feature universal power sockets, adjustable headrests and built-in
personal utilities such as tray table, drink holder, reading light and privacy screen. Guests travelling
on Premium Flatbeds can also enjoy premium complimentary products and services including priority
check-in, priority boarding, priority baggage, 40kg baggage allowance, complimentary meals as well
as a pillow and duvet.
AirAsia X was the first low-cost carrier in the world to introduce flatbed seats, which have standard
business class specifications of 20” width, 60” pitch and stretch out to 77” in full recline position.
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* Base fare seats excluding airport taxes, fees and other optional services. Terms and