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Airasia Drops Plan To Take Off In Vietnam

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AirAsia’s meanwhile third attempt to set up a low-cost carrier in Vietnam has fallen through as the...
AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes faces corruption probe in India

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Tony Fernandes, CEO of of AirAsia Group, is being investigated by the Indian federal police for allegedly paying bribes to influence local aviation policy....
AirAsia enters budget carrier market in Vietnam

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Malaysia's low-cost airline AirAsia is launching operations in Vietnam in a local partnership, as cheap fares and rising incomes fuel a travel surge in...
AirAsia aims at creating airport hubs in Southeast Asia

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Southeast Asia's biggest budget airline group AirAsia appears eager to invest or become a joint-venture partner in airport development to serve its burgeoning traffic...
Malaysia Airlines wants to attract investors ‘once business improves’

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The turnaround of "technically bankrupt" Malaysia Airlines will involve potential investors in the main airline business or in maintenance or ground handling, the carrier's...
AirAsia bullish on Philippine air travel growth potential

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Malaysia’s budget airline AirAsia is gearing up for a re-fleeting program in 2016, hedging on the potential of the Philippine market. Chairman Tony Fernandes...
AirAsia sees profit climb, but revenue remains flat

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Malaysia's low-cost carrier AirAsia saw its net profit soar by a third in the first quarter after accounting for currency gains and tax credits...
Southeast Asia’s low-cost airline fleet to grow 20%

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The number of planes operated by Southeast Asia's budget airlines is projected to increase by nearly 20 per cent in 2014 despite a recent...
AirAsia chiefs slams new Brunei carrier

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Tony Fernandes, the CEO of Asia's biggest budget carrier, has warned Brunei's new low-cost airline Darussalam Air not to have "a monopolistic mindset" once...
Austrian Airlines seeks Thai flight attendants

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Austria's national carrier Austrian Airlines, a subsidiary of Lufthansa, is planning to set up a training base for flight attendant from Thailand, media in...
Competition among ASEAN budget carriers heats up

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The aviation market for low-cost carriers or budget airline in Southeast Asia is becoming tougher even though in some markets the industry is close...
AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines fined for price fixing

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Low-cost airline AirAsia and Malaysia's national carrier Malaysia Airlines have been found guilty of price fixing on certain routes from August 2001 to April...
AirAsia Japan gets grounded by October

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AirAsia's joint venture in Japan will cease operations by October because it is missing profit targets and due to a "fundamental difference of opinion...
Tiger Airways rebranded to boost market share

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Singapore low-cost carrier Tiger Airways has lost its iconic tiger brand image and is now flying under "Tigerair", a rebranding effort aimed at boosting...
Brunei’s Darussalam Air set for take-off in 2014

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Brunei’s new low-cost carrier Darussalam Air has scheduled its first operations to begin in the first quarter of 2014, prioritising the Umrah pilgrimage market. With...
VietJet eyes expansion to Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia

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Following its June 24 announcement that it will launch a subsidiary in Thailand, Vietnam's low-cost carrier VietJet said it plans to create similar joint-ventures...
Nok Air raises $118m, shares climb 1.9% on debut

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Thailand's low-cost carrier Nok Air began trading its shares in an initial public offering on the Stock Exchange of Thailand on June 20, raising...
Lion Air places record Airbus order

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Indonesian carrier Lion Air has signed a $20 billion order for the delivery of more than 200 A320 medium-haul jets on March 18. It...