Low Fares Continue While Air Asia Goes Ticketless: Easy to Book, Easy to Pay and Easy to Fly!

Air Asia today announced a special RM139.99 one-way fare on the airline`s daily afternoon flights to Kuching from Subang. The bookings must be made between April 13th to 17th, 2002, and passengers may travel from April 20th to 30th, 2002.

“We enjoy giving our passengers coast-to-coast service at a low fare. When important personal and business events happen, nothing can replace being there in-person. This fare makes it possible to experience those events first-hand.”- Tony Fernandes, CEO Air Asia Sdn Bhd

The airline also announced a Mid-week Break in Langkawi fare at RM89.99 one-way on the airline`s daily flight to Langkawi. Once again, the bookings must be made between April 13 to 17, 2002, and passengers may travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from April 20th to 30th, 2002.

Additionally, Air Asia is set on painting the town red in Penang and Kota Bharu with a one-way fare of only RM59.99! From April 13th-30th 2002 EVERY seat on the morning Penang flight and Kota Bharu evening flights each way, is sold at the lowest special fare of RM59.99.

“How can our passengers pass up these great fares? For example, for RM59.99 one-way we believe Malaysians will now take advantage of a quick trip to enjoy Penang or Kota Bharu.” - Dato` Pahamin A. Rajab, Chairman Air Asia Sdn Bhd


These fares are available by calling Air Asia`s New Nationwide Call Centre at (03) 7809 6888 or Walk-In Centres located at the airports. The latest information and updates can also be obtained by visiting Air Asia`s Website at www.airasia.com.

These fares exclude airport tax and insurance surcharge, and are valid for the specified flights throughout the stipulated period, based on seat availability.

A bold move forward, Air Asia today also announced that it will become Asia`s FIRST Low Fare TICKETLESS airline. All passengers now need is a name and confirmation number. A Flight Itinerary (not required for check-in purposes) with passengers travel details will be sent by email, fax or post. Most importantly, passengers are required to bring along their identification card or passport for identification purposes (see attached notices and sample).

Other airlines that have been practicing the ticketless concept successfully include Ryanair, Easy-Jet and Go in Europe; Kulula in South Africa; Southwest, Easy-Jet and WestJet in the United States.

Air Asia is also going to implement on-line booking through its website www.airasia.com very soon.

“Air Asia is always looking to making it as easy as possible for our passengers to book, pay and fly. With ticketless travel, our passengers no longer need to worry about collecting tickets and can now travel hassle free. Later with on-line booking, passengers can even make their booking in the comfort of their own home, or where ever there is an internet connection.” - Tony Fernandes

“We want you to have confidence in our airline and employees, and that AirAsia`s young fleet of 3 Boeing 737-300`s fully meets the conditions of International Aviation Safety and is regulated by the internationally reputed, Department of Civil Aviation (DCA). ” - Dato` Pahamin A. Rajab