Archive for the 'Air Asia' Category

AirAsia May Launch Hua Hin Flights

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Aug. 09–Malaysia’s AirAsia has indicated the possibility of launching the first regular international flight to Hua Hin in December.

The no-frills carrier intends to offer a daily service from Kuala Lumpur airport 2 (Klia2) to Hua Hin airport with Airbus A320 narrow-body jets.

The plans can only be confirmed once the Ministry of Transport approves a package of incentives that the airline has requested to make the flight viable, Darun Saengchai, director general of the Department of Airports, told the Bangkok Post yesterday.


Saturday, August 5th, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd’s leasing arm, Asia Aviation Capital Ltd (AACL), has incorporated Asia Aviation Capital (Ireland) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary company, in an effort to establish a leasing platform and marketing presence in Europe.


Ranchi: AirAsia passenger attempts to open exit door midair, handed over to police

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

An unruly passenger on AirAsia flight I5-546 risked the lives of all onboard when he tried to open the aircraft door just before landing in Ranchi on Tuesday. Aftab Ahmed, the man responsible for the reckless and potentially life-threatening incident has been handed over to the police, according to a Times of India report.

The incident which took place at around 9.50 pm. Some passengers and the in-flight crew were injured trying to stop the man. Luckily, the unruly flyer was unable to open the Airbus A-320 emergency gate and the plane landed safely, the report added.

“Aftab Ahmed, a 32-year-old resident of Ranchi, tried to open the emergency door at about 9.50pm on Monday 10 July. After landing at Ranchi Airport, he was handed over to the local police,” said a CISF spokesperson was quoted as saying in the report.