CheapOair Announces Strategic Partnership with AirAsia
Travelers offered wider selection of affordable airfare to Asia and beyond
NEW YORK, NY – May 27, 2015 – CheapOair announced today that it has partnered with AirAsia, the world’s best low cost airline with a route network that spans through to over 20 countries.
“AirAsia is widely recognized as one of the leading low cost airlines globally,” said Sanjay Hathiramani, senior vice president of supplier relations at CheapOair. “With the introduction of AirAsia flights on CheapOair, we are excited to provide our customers worldwide with an even more extensive array of flight choices across more than 450 of the world’s leading airlines and 18 million departure and arrival points.”
CheapOair’s partnership with AirAsia will help both leisure and business travelers take full advantage of their next trip to Asia, by booking additional low-cost connections within Asia and Asia Pacific, all on one convenient site. A CheapOair customer traveling from New York to Kuala Lumpur, for example, can now additionally book an AirAsia flight originating in Kualu Lumpur on one of the hundreds of routes to experience multiple cities in the region, all in one trip.
AirAsia was named “World’s Leading Low Cost Airline” at the prestigious World Travel Awards for two consecutive years and was also named Asia’s Best and World’s Best Low Cost Airline by Skytrax for six consecutive years from 2009 – 2014.
AirAsia, the leading and largest low-cost carrier in Asia, services the most extensive network with over 90 destinations. Within 13 years of operations, AirAsia has carried over 280 million guests and grown its fleet from just two aircraft to over 190. The airline is proud to be a truly Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) airline with established operations based in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and India, servicing a network stretching across all Asean countries and beyond. AirAsia was named the World’s Best Low Cost Airline in the annual World Airline Survey by Skytrax for six consecutive years from 2009 – 2014. AirAsia is the first airline globally to collaborate with INTERPOL to implement the I-Checkit system to screen the passports of all its prospective passengers against information contained in the world police body’s Stolen and Lost Travel Documents (SLTD) database.
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