AirAsia celebrates 10th Anniversary in Australia

SYDNEY, 2 November 2017 - Award-winning long-haul low-cost carrier AirAsia celebrates its 10th anniversary milestone in Australia today, 2 November 2017.

To commemorate this exciting milestone, and to thank Australia for their continued support, some lucky passengers departing and arriving into the Gold Coast, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney today will receive 10th anniversary surprises*, including complimentary inflight ‘Santan’ meals and beverages, discount vouchers for AirAsia, discount vouchers as well as complimentary access for the AirAsia Premium Red Lounge at Kuala International Airport Terminal 2 (KLIA2), and the chance to win return flights to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

AirAsia X Commercial Head Barry Klipp said, “We’re excited to celebrate our 10th anniversary of AirAsia X, and also 10 years since our Australian guests said yes to low airfares. AirAsia were the pioneers of the long-haul low-cost airline industry since the launch of our first flight from Kuala Lumpur to the Gold Coast, Australia 10 years ago, flying more than 12 million passengers between Australia and Asia and 30 million guests across the entire AirAsia X network of 25 destinations in Asia, Middle East and the US.

“Our inflight ‘Santan’ meals provide travellers with a wide selection of dishes inspired by the flavours of Asia at an affordable price. Our AirAsia Premium Red Lounge offers great value in KLIA2 including 24 hour services and facilities such as wireless internet, lounge area, workstations, showers facilities and more. Finally, AirAsia BIG Duty Free offers a convenient duty free shopping experience with big deals for shoppers onboard and online. Guests are able to pre-book duty free items online up to 48 hours before their scheduled departure time and
have the purchases delivered right to their seats onboard.”

“Leveraging on the entire AirAsia group advantage and dynamic pricing as our core drivers in bringing the company forward, we promise to continue to deliver not just low fares but better connectivity for our guests to enjoy."

“To all our guests, our industry partners, and my fellow Allstars – thank you for being part of these 10 exciting years.”

To celebrate a decade of Xcellence, an AirAsia X aircraft painted with a special commemoration livery will also operate selected flights to and from Australia.

AirAsia X has also launched a special anniversary promotion with up to 50 per cent off* airfares from the Gold Coast, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney to Malaysia, and up to 20 per cent off* fly-thru destinations such as Thailand, Indonesia, India, Vietnam, Cambodia and more. Fares are available on for booking now until 5 November 2017 for travel from 1 May 2018 until 21 November 2018.

AirAsia X, together with AirAsia, provides Australians with low cost fares and access to over 125 destinations across 25 countries. For bookings or further information visit

*Terms and conditions apply. Offer is subject to availability.