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Brands, Reputation and Passion

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Chris Komisarjevsky

Reeling from the tragedy and dealing with questions that may never be fully answered, Fernandes responded with passion and caring and found the courage to use a word that we rarely hear from a CEO: "love."

Doomed AirAsia Flight's Black Boxes Found

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 01.11.2015 | Home

Black boxes from the AirAsia flight that crashed into the Java Sea in December have finally been located, according to multiple media outlets. An I...

What Malaysian-based Airlines Should Do to Respond to the Third Air Disaster in a Year

Ira Kalb | Posted 03.02.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Airlines based in Malaysia are having a disastrous year. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370 mysteriously disappeared in early March of 2014. What happened to that flight is still a mystery since no wreckage has been found.

AirAsia CEO Calls Plane's Disappearance His 'Worst Nightmare'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.29.2014 | Business

AirAsia's CEO Tony Fernandes on Sunday called the disappearance of AirAsia Flight QZ 8501 his "worst nightmare." Fernandes has been communicating ...

Frugal Flashpackers Arrive in Yangon

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 03.09.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

On September 28, 2012, we flew on Air Asia from Bangkok, Thailand to Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). This is country #3 on our year adventure. Both George and I had been to Myanmar (Burma) before but this is our first time together. We can't wait to share our adventures with you.

Frugal Flashpackers Fly from Thailand to Yangon

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 03.05.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Ellen Niver

On September 28, 2012 we traveled to Bangkok airport to fly to Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) for our 28-day stay. As Air Asia was moving to a new airport on October 1, 2012, they had a BIG RALLY with the Bangkok University Cheer-leading Team to celebrate their move.

A Visa Scavenger Hunt To Visit Myanmar

Lisa Ellen Niver | Posted 02.24.2013 | Travel
Lisa Ellen Niver

From September 23 to 28, 2012, we focused in Bangkok, Thailand on figuring out how to get a visa to Myanmar. We traveled by local boat (15B about 50 cents) and sky-train (15B one stop) from Koh San Road to the Silom area where the Myanmar embassy is located.

Another Airline Creates Kid-Free Areas

Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel

UPDATE 2/4/2013: AirAsia X (AirAsia's long-haul branch) has officially launched its "Quiet Zone" seats reserved for passengers over 12 years of age, r...

Passenger Reconsiders Trip, Leaps From Moving Plane

Posted 08.07.2012 | Travel

An Air Asia passenger caused panic on a flight Saturday when he unexpectedly bolted for the emergency exit. After being delayed an hour, the passen...

Discount Airlines: When In Doubt, Wear Your Clothes

Kevin Richberg | Posted 04.15.2012 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

With discount airlines you get what you pay for not what you pray for.

Davos and Our Future Leaders

David R. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David R. Jones

So we're now in the thick of Davos but the dominating conversation remains that of the regulation of the financial services industry. I'd never actual...

Air Asia Online Contest: Blog To Become A Pilot

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SINGAPORE (Reuters Life!) - If being a pilot is your dream job, one of Asia's fastest-growing budget airlines is seeking staff via an online contest, ...