Skytrax crowns AirAsia world’s best low-cost airline title

- A Monitor Desk Report 20 Jun, 2019 | 3259 Views|-+
Dhaka: AirAsia has been crowned the world’s Best Low-Cost Airline title for the 11th consecutive year at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2019. The carrier has also been named Asia’s Best Low-Cost Airline and won the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline Premium Cabin award for its Premium Flatbed, available on widebody long-haul AirAsia X aircraft.

The awards were accepted on June 18 at the Paris International Air Show by Datuk Kamarudin Meranun, Executive Chairman of AirAsia Group Berhad, Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, Chairman of AirAsia X Berhad, Bo Lingam, Deputy CEO (Airlines) of AirAsia Group, Nadda Buranasiri, Group CEO of AirAsia X and 11 Allstar cabin crew from Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and India.

Datuk Kamarudin Meranun, Executive Chairman, AirAsia Group Berhad, said, “It’s an honour to be recognised by Skytrax for the 11th consecutive year for our commitment to providing affordable travel and guest-obsessed service. The fact that these awards are based on direct feedback is gratifying and wonderful recognition for the Allstars who put so much effort and commitment into service excellence for our guests.”

The Skytrax World Airline Awards are considered the global benchmark of airline excellence. This year’s results were based on a survey of 21.65 million customers of 100 nationalities who reviewed over 300 airlines from September 2018 to May 2019.

AirAsia operates a network of more than 140 destinations from 25 hubs in 22 markets and has bagged numerous awards for innovation, customer service, operational safety and employee and workplace excellence.

To celebrate, AirAsia is extending its latest AirAsia Big Sale until June 23 with fares starting at just RM12 (USD2.89) from Kuala Lumpur to various domestic destinations and from RM89 (USD 21.42) to international destinations.

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