Saturday, 30 March 2013

AirAsia bags Low Cost Airline of the Year Award

KUALA LUMPUR: Budget carrier, AirAsia Bhd, has won the "LIMA 2013 Asean Low Cost Airline of the Year Award" at the Asean Commercial Aviation Awards at the ongoing Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace(LIMA'13) Exhibition.

AirAsia romped home the award in recognition of its high revenue growth, profitability and above average revenue passengers kilometres, Chief Executive Officer Aireen Omar said.

She said the achievement was made possible through unwavering focus and discipline in keeping costs low and providing the finest products and services, coupled with low fares.

"Our penchant for continuous innovation and superior synergy of ourshort-haul and long-haul networks has given us an edge in becoming a leader in the global low cost carrier segment," she said in a statement.

AirAsia said the Asean Commercial Aviation Awards, hosted for the first time in conjunction with LIMA'13, aims to acknowledge and honour amazing achievements by the Asean commercial aviation fraternity last year.

The award also aims to capture the leadership and innovation spirit that inspires significant and board-reaching progress in the booming aviation industry.

AirAsia was conferred the honour in a ceremony at the Mahsuri InternationalExhibition Centre in Langkawi yesterday. -- BERNAMA

Read more: AirAsia bags Low Cost Airline of the Year Award - Latest - New Straits Timeshttp://www.nst.com.my/latest/airasia-bags-low-cost-airline-of-the-year-award-1.244153#ixzz2P1DTJbkP

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