Hilton Honors Air Asia Up To Triple BIG Points For Stays July 14 – September 30, 2017

Hilton Honors has launched new promotion for Air Asia BIG program member stays between July 14 – September 30, 2017.

Hilton Honors AirAsia Up To Triple BIG Points July 14 - September 30 2017

BIG members can earn triple points for their stays in Australasia, Southeast Asia, Japan, and Korea, and double points worldwide.

Air Asia Passenger Loses Wallet On Plane, Security Officers Steal His Credit Card And Go On US$5000.00 Shopping Spree

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An Air Asia passenger who had left his wallet on the aircraft after arriving at Bali Airport was in for a shock when he later found out that one of his credit cards was missing and racked up roughly US$5000.00 equivalent in charges.

The incident was then traced back to two Air Asia Aviation Security officers employed at Ngurah Rai Airport in Bali who turned in the wallet to Lost and Found but helped themselves to the credit card.

Air Asia Pilot Urges Passengers To Pray During Engine Issue On KL Bound Flight, Returns To Australia Shaking Violently

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An Air Asia X flight from Perth to Kuala Lumpur experienced technical issues with one of the engines causing the aircraft to vibrate violently to the point where the pilot urged passengers to pray via the intercom.

This rather unconventional announcement certainly didn’t help to calm down passengers on board as the flight prepared to eventually turn back to Australia.

Hilton Honors AirAsia 1,000 Bonus BIG Points Per Stay In Asia-Pacific & Double Worldwide March 15 – June 30, 2017

Hilton Honors has launched a new promotion for AirAsia BIG program member stays in Asia-Pacific and elsewhere.

Hilton Honors AirAsia BIG Points Promotion March 15 - June 30, 2017

BIG program members can earn 1,000 bonus BIG Points per stay in the region in the Asia-Pacific (excluding Hampton Inn properties in China) and double BIG Points for stays worldwide.

Air Asia: Phuket Baggage Handler Caught Stealing Jewelry From Passenger Baggage

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Authorities in Thailand have arrested a baggage thief working for Air Asia who systematically combed through passengers luggage and stole valuable items such as jewelry at Phuket Airport.

A woman filed a police report after she discovered that a gold bracelet and diamond ring were missing from here suitcase which she (foolishly) left inside the checked bag.

AirAsia X Begins Flights To Hawaii

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AirAsia X made an announcement today that it will start four weekly flights between Kuala Lumpur to Hawaii via Osaka on June June 28, 2017.

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The FAA approved the airline’s request to start flying to the United States late last month (read more here) and AirAsia X wasted no time.

AirAsia X Cleared For US Flights (FAA)

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Kuala Lumpur based AirAsia’s medium/long-haul airline AirAsia X has received approval from the FAA to offer scheduled passenger service to the United States.

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The airline has shown interest to start flying to Hawaii and other (western) States. The AirAsia X currently flies to destinations within Asia and the Middle East. AirAsia X flew briefly to London but withdrew from the route, although is said to be considering it again.

Hilton HHonors AirAsia Up To Triple BIG Points November 1 – January 31, 2017

Hilton HHonors has launched new offer for AirAsia BIG Points member stays between November 1 0 January 31, 2017.

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Members can earn triple BIG Points for stays for stays in Asia-Pacific and double points for stays anywhere else.

AirAsia Moving To Main Terminal In Kuala Lumpur By January 1, 2017

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When I was on a Malaysia Airlines flight from the newly opened Phuket International Airport yesterday (more on that tomorrow), I browsed through a Malaysian paper and found interesting news about AirAsia.

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AirAsia and its various Asian affiliates that fly to Kuala Lumpur first used the budget terminal (really BUDGET) and moved to the separate KLIA2 terminal back in 2014 (probably haven’t been there). Now, the airline is supposedly moving to the main terminal used by Malaysian Airlines and all the other major carriers by January 1, 2017.

Air Asia CEO Fernandes Apologizes To A Thai Flight Attendant Who Prostrated In Front Of Complaining Passenger

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Air Asia CEO Tony Fernandes apologized personally to a flight attendant of Thai Air Asia who felt compelled to prostrate herself in front of a complaining female passenger on a Bangkok bound flight.

Air Asia PlaneThe passengers felt insulted after the flight attendant asked if her autistic daughter was ‘ok’ and if she could do anything to make her feel better.

Air Asia X Pilots Enter Incorrect Coordinates And Approach The Wrong Airport In Australia To Abort The Flight

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The Australian Transportation Safety Bureau has released their final report on an incident involving a KUL bound Air Asia X flight that flew into the wrong direction and eventually had to land in Melbourne.

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The report exposes that the situation was caused by the cockpit crew entering incorrect coordinates into the flight computer, which eventually caused them to abort the flight and return to an airport.

EXTENDED: Rocketmiles AirAsia Big 5,000 Bonus Points First Booking By August 31, 2016

Rocketmiles has launched a new bonus miles offer (or new version of the previous one) for AirAsia Big program members’ first hotel booking using the service.

Rocketmiles AirAsia 5,000 Bonus Points

The offer is for 5,000 bonus BIG points for a booking made by August 31, 2016, in addition to the base points of 500 to 35,000 that you earn for each night. The actual stay can be later.

Hilton HHonors AirAsia Big Up To Triple Points July 1 – September 30, 2016

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Hilton HHonors has launched new bonus miles promotion for AirAsia Big program members.

Hilton HHonors AirAsia Big Triple Points July 1 - September 2016

You can earn triple Big points for stays in Southeast Asia and double points for stays worldwide between July 1 – September 30, 2016.

Aljazeera 101 East: “How Safe are Asia’s Airlines?”

When I was watching Aljazeera last week they were running promo for 101 East documentary about the safety of airlines in Asia.

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I just watched the documentary that is available on YouTube and it turned out to be mainly about the Indonesia AirAsia and the incident couple of years back where the flight from Surabaya destined to Singapore ended up crashing in the Java sea.

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