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AirAsia has launched an Asean air pass products that allows you to purchase set number of credits that are valid for 30 or 60 days that you can use towards flights.

Fabulous Fridays AirAsia Asean Pass

The pass s valid for flights within the 10 Asean countries on AirAsia flights. You are only required to pay actual taxes in addition to the flight credits redeemed. [click to continue…]

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Now that search teams have maybe found part of the plane and they are picking up the bodies from the sea, the next stage seems to be discussing about the compensation that the crash victims families are going to get.

I was first watching CNN’s Quest Means business that had a sticker that the compensation would be $24,000 and then the Bloomberg News had a longer piece with aviation lawyer that is worth a watch. [click to continue…]

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There has been non-stop coverage on international TV news channels since Sunday morning about the disappearance of the Indonesia AirAsia flight that was scheduled to fly from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore.

AirAsia QZ8501

Now, the rescuers have found wreckage and bodies of passengers floating (won’t post the photo here) confirming that the plane went down in the sea. [click to continue…]

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AirAsia tends to have “sales” every few week or so, but these bigger sales come only couple of times a year.

The current Big Sale is valid for travel between March 1 – October 24, 2015 and needs to be booked and ticketed by August 31.

AirAsia Big Sale August 2014

The advertised prices include all the airport taxes, but don’t include checked in baggage or credit card payment fee. [click to continue…]

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Thai AirAsia X started its operations in June by flying from Bangkok’s Don Mueang airport to Seoul’s Incheon. The airline will start operating flights to Japan’s Tokyo and Osaka airports in September.

Thai AirAsia X Bangkok Tokyo Osaka

To celebrate the launch, the AirAsia Big Shot members can use their points at a special rate to redeem for flights between Bangkok and Narita or Osaka. The Kuala Lumpur to Narita flights should be on sale as well. [click to continue…]

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AirAsia made an announcement today in Tokyo that they are launching AirAsia Japan in partnership with Rakuten and other Japanese investors that will own 51% of the airlines and AirAsia the rest (49%).

AirAsia Japan

AirAsia had entered the Japanese market in partnership with ANA back in 2012. The venture turned sour, AirAsia got out and the airline was rebranded as Vanilla Air. [click to continue…]

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AirAsia tends to have “sales” every few week or so, but these bigger sales come only couple of times a year.

The current Big Sale is valid for travel between January 5 – July 31, 2015 and needs to be booked and ticketed by Sunday June 8.

AirAsia Big Sale June 2014

The advertised prices include all the airport taxes, but don’t include checked in baggage or credit card payment fee. [click to continue…]