Air Asia Company Profile

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Air Asia Berhad Background
Founded : 1993
Hubs : Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Secondary hubs: * Kota Kinabalu International Airport * Senai International Airport * Penang International Airport
* Thai AirAsia * Indonesia AirAsia * VietJet AirAsia * AirAsia RedTix

Fleet size : 103 (+ 121 orders)
Destinations : 70 in 19 countries
Company slogan : Now Everyone Can Fly
Parent company : Tune Group

Headquarters Registered office : Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Head office : Kuala Lumpur International Airport Sepang, Selangor

Key people : Tony Fernandes (CEO) Azran Osman Rani
Revenue ▲ RM 2.635 billion (2008)
Operating income ▼ RM -416 million (2008)
Net income
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The routes were transferred back to new Malaysia Airlines subsidiary in East Malaysia, MASwings from August 2007 since they were pulling down profits.

Asian expansion
On 27 December 2006, AirAsia's CEO Tony Fernandes unveiled a five-year plan to further enhance its presence in Asia.[7] In the plan, AirAsia will strengthen and enhance its route network by connecting all the existing cities in the region and expanding further into Indochina, Indonesia, Southern China (Kun Ming, Xiamen, Shenzen) and India. The airline will focus on developing its hubs in Bangkok and Jakarta through its sister companies, Thai AirAsia and Indonesia AirAsia. Hence, with increase frequency and addition of new routes, AirAsia expects passenger volume to hit 18 million by end-2007.
From September 2007, AirAsia's Kuala Lumpur hub is fully operated with A320s while Thai AirAsia received its first Airbus A320 in October 2007. Indonesia AirAsia received its first Airbus by January 2008.

Air Asia Group destinations
List of AirAsia destinations and its subsidiaries including Indonesia AirAsia, Thai AirAsia, AirAsia X currently flies to, as of October 2010.
The individual AirAsia airlines are * AK = AirAsia * D7 = AirAsia X * FD = Thai AirAsia * QZ = Indonesia AirAsia

East Asia

People's Republic of China
Chengdu - Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (D7)
Guangzhou - Guangzhou Baiyun

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