AirAsia set to roll out facial recognition screening at selected airports

1 March 2019 Low-cost carrier AirAsia aims to roll out facial recognition security checks for flight boarding at selected airports across the country this year. Deputy group CEO Aireen Omar said the facial recognition pilot project is currently being carried out at the Senai International Airport, Johor. Aireen (fifth from left) and Dr Mohd Nor … Continue reading AirAsia set to roll out facial recognition screening at selected airports

Accommodative operating environment for airline industry in 2017

27 December 2017 Airlines in Malaysia had a good 2017, thanks to an accommodating operating environment, given the strong tourism growth and a continued depressed oil market throughout most of the year. Minority Shareholder Watchdog Group (MSWG) Chief Executive Officer, Devanesan Evanson said furthermore, the strengthening of the ringgit vis-à- vis the greenback since early … Continue reading Accommodative operating environment for airline industry in 2017

Review KLIA, klia2 Differences Before Standardising PSC

2 November 2017 AirAsia Bhd is strongly recommending that the Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) review the differences in facilities and services between the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) and KLIA before equalising passenger service charges (PSC) at both airports. In a statement, AirAsia Chief Executive Officer Aireen Omar said KLIA and klia2 are two vastly different airports terminals that provide different level … Continue reading Review KLIA, klia2 Differences Before Standardising PSC

Indonesia eyes 1.5 million Malaysian tourists by year end via AirAsia

1 August 2017 The Ministry of Tourism Infrastructure Indonesia is eyeing to welcome 1.5 million tourists from Malaysia through its marketing partnership with low cost carrier AirAsia by the end of this year.  According to professional staff to the Minister of Tourism Infrastructure Judi Rifajantoro, the collaboration was initiated to drive tourism efforts in promoting … Continue reading Indonesia eyes 1.5 million Malaysian tourists by year end via AirAsia