AirAsia Builds Hong Kong Presence, Outlines Philippines Growth Plans

By David Casey Jun 08, 2023
AirAsia is expanding its presence in the Malaysia-Hong Kong market with the launch of a route from Penang, the airline’s third-biggest hub.
Airports & Networks

Airlines Hope Strong Demand Holds Steady After A Busy Summer

By Helen Massy-Beresford May 18, 2023
No immediate slowdown in robust demand is in sight, carriers say.
Airlines & Lessors

AirAsia Adds More New Routes To China

By Chen Chuanren May 15, 2023
LCC group AirAsia announced the launch of three new routes from Malaysia to China, flying from Kuala Lumpur to Quanzhou, Guilin and Chengdu, starting in June.
Airports & Networks

AirAsia MRO Affiliate ADE Gets $100M Investment

By Chen Chuanren Apr 26, 2023
ADE is preparing for the construction and opening of its new 14-line aircraft maintenance hangar facility in Sepang, near Kuala Lumpur. 
Services & Support

Interview: AirAsia CCO Explains The LCC’s Recovery Strategy

By David Casey Mar 10, 2023
AirAsia's Karen Chan discusses the pace of the recovery so far, why the LCC is streamlining its network and which markets could see the launch of a new AOC.
Airports & Networks

AirAsia Targets China Growth As Key To Full Recovery

By Adrian Schofield Mar 01, 2023
AirAsia said its financial and network recovery plans for 2023 are on track after reporting a profit for Q4 2022.
Airlines & Lessors

Routes In Brief: Rolling Daily Updates

By David Casey Feb 24, 2023
The latest new route announcements, schedule changes and codeshares.
Air Transport

AirAsia Eyes Indian Subcontinent And Central Asia

By David Casey Feb 14, 2023
AirAsia Group CCO Karen Chan outlines target markets for the Malaysia-based LCC group.
Airports & Networks

AirAsia Plans Two New AOCs In Southeast Asia For 2024, CEO Says

By Chen Chuanren Feb 08, 2023
The only major markets within Southeast Asia where AirAsia does not have an airline are Myanmar, Singapore and Vietnam.
Airlines & Lessors

AirAsia Nears Pandemic Recovery Halfway Point

By Chen Chuanren Jan 26, 2023
Parent carrier AirAsia Malaysia had the best recovery rate in the group.
Airlines & Lessors

AirAsia MRO Affiliate Opens Facility In Johor

By Chen Chuanren Jan 18, 2023
Asia Digital Engineering (ADE) has opened a new hangar in Johor Bahru and is offering its MRO services to third party clients beyond the LCC giant.

AirAsia To Launch Cambodian AOC, Calls For Relaxation Of Local Policies

By Chen Chuanren Dec 09, 2022
AirAsia Cambodia is slated to commence operations in late 2023 with Airbus A321s.
Airlines & Lessors

PRESS RELEASE: Aviation industry unites in Las Vegas to drive global air connectivity

Oct 16, 2022
Routes World 2022 will bring together over 2,000 decision makers from airlines, airports and destinations around the globe.
Airports & Networks

Thai AirAsia Expands South Asia Presence

By David Casey Oct 11, 2022
Two new destinations in Bangladesh and India will join the LCC’s network for the first time.
Airports & Networks

Airline In Focus: AirAsia

Oct 10, 2022
All the essential data related to the airline in recent years.
Airports & Networks

AirAsia Malaysia Grows Offering To Indonesia

By Aaron Karp Oct 04, 2022
The airline will operate 10 routes between Malaysia and Indonesia by Oct. 20.
Airports & Networks

AirAsia: Passenger Demand In Southeast Asia Rebounding

By Adrian Schofield Mar 01, 2022
The carrier reports ‘heavy bookings’ for flights between Malaysia and Singapore.
Airports & Networks

AirAsia Group Rebrands To Capital A As It Looks Beyond Airlines

By Chen Chuanren Jan 28, 2022
The holding company behind LCC AirAsia has rebranded itself as Capital A Berhad as CEO Tony Fernandes looks beyond air transport operations for growth.
Airlines & Lessors

AirAsia Discusses A321neo Freighter With Airbus

By Adrian Schofield Nov 03, 2021
AirAsia has unveiled the first aircraft in its planned narrowbody freighter fleet, and in the longer-term the carrier is interested in the prospect of a freighter version of the Airbus A321neo.
Airlines & Lessors

AirAsia increasingly optimistic about Q4 domestic traffic recovery

By Adrian Schofield Sep 09, 2021
Traffic momentum stalled in the second quarter because of  COVID-19, but AirAsia sees its markets coming back by the fourth quarter.
Airports & Networks

AirAsia Boosts Finances With Sale Of Leasing Company Shares

By Adrian Schofield Aug 05, 2021
AirAsia has taken another step towards reaching its target for raising liquidity, after receiving MYR240 million ($56.8 million) for its share in leasing company Fly Leasing.
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: Asia’s LCC Orderbooks Remain Largely Intact, For Now

By Adrian Schofield Aug 04, 2021
The era of Asian LCCs outdoing each other with massive narrowbody orders is probably over for the foreseeable future, as digesting their current backlogs will be enough of a challenge.
Airlines & Lessors

AirAsia Looks To Raise Up To $238M Through Rights Issue

By Chen Chuanren Jul 13, 2021
The bulk of the proceeds from offering have been earmarked for working capital as AirAsia Group is still feeling the effects of the COVID-19 crisis with its AOCs in Indonesia and Thailand grounded again.
Airlines & Lessors

AirAsia Shores Up Liquidity Through $82M Share Sale

By Chen Chuanren Mar 18, 2021
AirAsia Group has raised MYR336.5 million ($82 million) following the completion of a two-tiered private share placement, part of a broader plan to raise MYR2-2.5 billion to save the struggling LCC operator which has been battered by the pandemic. 
Airlines & Lessors

AirAsia Group Sees Strong Traffic Rebound In Certain Markets

By Chen Chuanren Feb 10, 2021
AirAsia Group recorded a strong recovery in passenger volumes in the 2020 fourth quarter (Q4), notably in domestic carriage across Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand.
Airlines & Lessors