Air Asia is the Malaysian airline being the low-cost one. This is headquartered at Kuala Lumpur. This airline is the largest one in Malaysia in terms of carrying the passengers and in terms of fleet size too. This airline has both domestic and also the international flights to more than of 165 destinations. The sister airlines include Thai AirAsia, Indonesia AirAsia, Philippines AirAsia and also AirAsia India. The registered office of AirAsia is Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Once the New York Times has described AirAsiaas the “Pioneer” for charging Asia’s low-cost travel. AirAsia is continuously named as the world’s the best low-cost carrier for around 9 years. The competitors of AirAsia include Jetstar Airways, SilkAir and Tiger Airways. The company’s slogan is “Now Everyone Can Fly”. The fleet size of the airline is around 89. The airline travels to 74 destinations. The parent company of this airline is Tune Groups.
Date of Establishment and Operation:
This airline was founded in 20th December 1993, whereas it started its operations by 18th November 1996. By 2006, there was an unveiling of a 5’year plan to enhance AirAsia and its presence in Asia, and thus it proposed to enhance the routes and connect throughout the regions of Asia and expanded to Vietnam, Indonesia, India and Southern China
Hub for AirAsia
The main hub for AirAsia would be Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Secondary hubs include Kempegowda International Airport, Kota Kinabalu International Airport, Penang International Airport, Kuching International Airport, SenaiInternational Airport and Langkawi International Airport.