HONG KONG, WOL – For the 4th year in a row, AirAsia Berhad is again recognised as the Best Low-Cost Airline at Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Travel Awards 2015, successfully rendering it the only airline who has ever clinched this coveted title since the inception of the category back in 2012.
“It is our absolute honour to have receive this award as it signifies the vote of confidence by our valuable guest and the discerning readers of Business Traveller. This is a reflection of our commitment in providing the best air travel experience for our guest through our most extensive flight network in the region and unrivalled unique offerings. Rest assured that we will not rest on our laurels and will continuously innovate to provide the most affordable and seamless travel experiences for all types of travellers,” said Aireen Omar, Chief Executive Officer for AirAsia Berhad, Thursday (10/9).
“Just this year alone we have launched 9 new routes, out of which 6 are unique routes that only AirAsia Group operates on such as the newly launched direct flights to Goa, India and Sapporo, Japan from Kuala Lumpur,” added Aireen.
Iris Kwan, Group Publisher of Business Traveller Asia-Pacific says the growth of low-cost travel in the region has resulted in a highly competitive landscape for the LCC business. AirAsia continues to lead the charge by combining attractive fares with outstanding products, an ever-growing network, and consistent service standards.
“The discerning readers of Business Traveller Asia-Pacific have clearly been impressed by AirAsia’s continued excellence, and have once again voted it as the Best Low Cost Airline,” added Iris.
In its 24th year running, the Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Travel Awards cover 57 categories within the travel and hospitality industry. The winners for the venerable awards were chosen directly by the magazine’s highly discerning readers consisting of affluent business travellers from around the globe, with 10% of them taking more than 60 flights a year.
Since its first issue in April 1982, Business Traveller Asia-Pacific has provided a valuable resource for frequent travellers and served as a dynamic platform for their concerns. Continuing its winning streak since being named the World’s Best Low Cost Airline for the 7th year running by Skytrax in June earlier, AirAsia has also most recently been voted as the Best Budget Airline for The Smart Travel Asia’s 2015 Best in Travel Poll for 8th consecutive years.
The Best in Travel Poll is voted by Smart Travel Asia’s over 1 million readers with an average of 12 air travels over the past 12 months prior to voting. Smart Travel Asia is the region’s dedicated online travel magazine with over 1 million readers worldwide. (wol/airasia/data2)
Editor: AUSTIN TUMENGKOL