Thank You For Making Us the World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline at the World Travel Awards 2017 for the Fifth Year in a Row!

AirAsia Berhad Executive Chairman Datuk Kamarudin Meranun (5th from left) and AirAsia Group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes (4th from left) with the World's Leading Low-Cost Airline and World's Leading Low-Cost Airline Cabin Crew awards at the 24th World Travel Awards ceremony in Phu Quoc, Vietnam, flanked by AirAsia cabin crew.

We are thrilled to share with you that we have been named the World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline at the World Travel Awards (WTA) for the fifth consecutive year!

It is a proud moment for all of us when AirAsia emerged top in the category, having received the highest votes from travel professionals and industry players from around the world, beating Southwest Airlines, JetBlue, Ryanair, easyJet, Jetstar Airways, Norwegian Air, West Air, flydubai, Air Arabia, flynas, kulula, Mango and fastjet.

AirAsia Group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said, “I am very proud to stand here today to receive our fifth WTA World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline award in as many years. I’ve always said we are the world’s true low-cost champion, and I’m thrilled to see I’m not the only one and the industry agrees with me. And we will only get better as we continue on our digitalisation journey to better understand what our guests want and to make flying a richer, more enjoyable experience, as we continue to strive to provide world-class service at the lowest fares.”

The World Travel Awards is one of the most prestigious, comprehensive and sought after awards programme in the global and tourism industry and is now recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.

Winning this award is a testament of our unwavering commitment to excellence and proof that if one dares to dream the impossible, believe the unbelievable, and never take no for an answer… all things will be possible.

We thank each and every one of you for your continuous support though the years. We will continue to innovate our services, open more new routes and bring you places so that you will have more great stories to share with your loved ones.