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Saturday, May 17, 2008
 

AirAsia claims unfair competition by Malaysian Airlines


Malaysia's transport minister says he will try to resolve a airfare war between the national carrier and budget airline AirAsia.

On Wednesday, Malaysian Airlines said it would give away fares weekly to 20 Asian destinations.

It prompted claims of unfair competition from AirAsia since the government subsidises some of the national carrier's international flights.

radioaustralia.net.au

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Thursday, February 28, 2008
 

AirAsia reveals Virgin plan


ASIA'S largest budget airline, AirAsia, has signalled its interest in launching an "ultra low-cost" domestic carrier in partnership with Virgin Blue, fuelling expectations Australia could soon see the mother of all air fare wars.

business.theage.com.au

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Saturday, October 27, 2007
 

Budget airline OK for Malaysia-Singapore


Malaysia's government has agreed to let low-cost carrier AirAsia fly twice daily from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, ahead of liberalization of air travel between the two countries, officials said Thursday.

news.yahoo.com

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Monday, July 23, 2007
 

The Singapore air rights debate


AirAsia Bhd boss Datuk Tony Fernandes believes Malaysia has more to gain than Singapore if the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore air sector is open to competition.

biz.thestar.com.my

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Monday, June 25, 2007
 

Virgin's Branson may buy into AirAsia


British billionaire Richard Branson of Virgin Group is touted to be taking a stake in Malaysia's new AirAsia long-haul budget airline.

news.yahoo.com (page not found)

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Friday, May 18, 2007
 

Cut-price airlines landing like flies


Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia has announced plans to commence flights between Australia and Kuala Lumpur.

theage.com.au

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Tuesday, May 08, 2007
 

AirAsia plans £130 return to Malaysia


AirAsia's CEO says flights from as little as £130 from Malaysia to Britain could commence from March 2008.

guardian.co.uk

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Monday, April 23, 2007
 

Budget airline plans no-frills routes


AirAsia X is set to announce a multi-billion dollar order of up to 15 Airbus A330-300 aircraft.

smh.com.au

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Thursday, March 01, 2007
 

AirAsia chalks up best quarterly results


AirAsia has recorded its best quarterly results, with net profits surging 192.7 per cent to RM150.1 million from RM51.3 million.

thestar.com.my

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Monday, January 01, 2007
 

Virgin, EasyJet, AirAsia forging long-haul alliance


Three of the world's best known budget airlines are in discussions to form a Malaysian based low cost global alliance.

smh.com.au

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