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Air Asia

AirAsiais 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.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport:

Kuala Lumpur International Airport is the country’s main International airport. This is the major one present in Southeast Asia. This location is at Sepang district with an approximate distance of 45km from Kuala Lumpur city. Largest and the busiest one in Malaysia, handles 58,554,627 passengers and this is the 23rd busiest airport in terms of carrying passengers. This also serves as the hub for other airlines like AirAsia X, Asia Cargo Express, UPS Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, etc.

Kempegowda International Airport:

Kempegowda International Airport is the international airport serving in the Bangalore city, spreading 4000 acres of land. It is in a distance of 40km from Devanahalli. This airport was opened in 2008, and this is the 3rd busiest one in India in terms of passengers, which handled 25.04 million passengers.This also serves as the hub for other airlines like Alliance Air, Jet Airways and Indigo and focus city for Air India and Spice Jet.

Kota Kinabalu International Airport:

Kota Kinabalu International Airport is the international airport at Kota Kinabalu, capital of Sabah in Malaysia. It is in a distance of 8km from city. This is the 2nd busiest airport in Malaysia, handled 8 million passengers. This also serves as the hub for other airlines likeMASWings and Malaysia Airlines.

Penang International Airport:

Penang International Airport is located in George Town and is one of the busiest one in Malaysia. It was opened by 1935, being the oldest one in the country, awarded as the Airport of the Year in 2009. Handled within 15 millions of passengers annually.

Kuching International Airport:

Kuching International Airport is an international one in Sarawak. It is in the distance of 11km from Kuching, being the 4th busiest airport in Malaysia, it handled 5 million passengers.

Senai International Airport:

Senai International Airport also called as Sultan Ismail International airport formerly, is in Senai town. It handled 3,124,799 passengers approximately. Also serves as the hub for Malindo Air.

Langkawi International Airport:

Langkawi International Airport is in Malaysia, which handled 2,336,177 passengers approximately. This had been the airfield of Japanese Army in the year 1945.

Destinations to where you can fly by AirAsia

You can fly to destinations like India, New Zealand, Indonesia, Thailand, China, South Korea, Philippines, etc.

Future routes would include countries such as SriLanka, Taiwan, etc



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