AirAsia Celebrates a Year of Low Fares

AirAsia, Malaysia`s second national airline is celebrating its one year anniversary of low fares, no frills flights by offering 3,000 seats at RM10 one way to all destinations. This offer is available exclusively through AirAsia`s website at The offer will commence from 10pm on 10th January 2003 and is valid for travel on 14th, 15th and 16th January 2003 only.

“Twelve months ago, we introduced our low fares, no frills flights with the aim of making flying affordable for everyone. Now one year later we are proud to have carried over one million passengers. This special offer is our way of saying thanks to the Malaysian public for their overwhelming support.”
- Tony Fernandes, CEO, AirAsia.

The new AirAsia was established in 12th December 2001 when Tune Air took over the airline from DRB Hicom, changed the concept to make AirAsia the first low fare, ticketless airline in Asia. AirAsia`s new low fares, no frills operations commenced a month later and since then the airline has made waves not only in Malaysia but also in the region. The airline has increased its fleet of aircraft from two to six, expanded its routes from three to ten and became Asia`s first online airline by offering an internet sales facility at