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AirAsia Gives Free Flights to Asean Paralympic Medallists

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AirAsia Gives Free Flights
AirAsia Gives Free Flights

AirAsia Gives Free Flights to Asean Paralympic Medallists

AirAsia, known as the largest low-cost carrier by passengers carried and jet fleet size, once again expressed their appreciation by giving free flights to Asean Paralympic medallists.

Asean Paralympic Medallists from the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Vietnam with AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes and officials.
Asean Paralympic Medallists from the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Vietnam with AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes and officials.

AirAsia Gives Free Flights

The reward was given away to these athletes during the gala event held at the Asian Aviation Centre of Excellence in Malaysia.

The event was attended by AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes, Air Asia X Group CEO Datuk Kamarudin Meranun, Air Asia Berhad CEO Aireen Omar, Air Asia Singapore CEO Logan Velaitham and the Asean Government and sports officials.


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The AirAsia executives were tremendously proud of the excellent performances of para-athletes that proved the world that there are no limitations or obstacles that can hinder them from reaching their dreams. They were very happy with the athlete’s performances showing the whole world that no goals are unachievable without determination and hard work.

“Once again, Asean athletes have made the region proud by showing we can be a serious contender on the world stage, and it is my great pleasure to present these fine sportsmen and sportswomen with free flights in recognition of their amazing achievements,” said Fernandes.

“These para-athletes prove that there is no limit to the human spirit, no obstacle to achieving our dreams that we cannot overcome with focus, determination and hard work. They are an inspiration to the region and to the world,” he added.

Rio Paralympic 2016 Bronze Medallist from the Philippines, Josephine Medina with (L) her coach Mark Eballa and Dennis Esta, executive director of Philspada NPC Philippines.
Rio Paralympic 2016 Bronze Medallist from the Philippines, Josephine Medina with (L) her coach Mark Eballa and Dennis Esta, executive director of Philspada NPC Philippines.

To show the support to Asean athletes, Asean medallists were given special AirAsia BIG card in gold, silver, and bronze that allows them to fly to any of the 120 destination flights within AirAsia’s network in Australia, Asia, Middle East and Africa. Gold Medalists from the sporting event will have a free lifetime flight, while the silver and bronze medallists were given three and five years’ worth of free flights. respectively.

AirAsia has also garnered prestigious awards of their own, showing that they, too, have been doing a good job as far for providing affordable, safe, and memorable flights to passengers. They were named the world’s best low-cost airline for the eighth year in a row. On the other hand, Air Asia X won the World’s Best Low-Cost Premium Cabin and Premium Seat for fourth straight year in a row at the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards in Farnborough, UK. Truly, Air Asia is making a big name in the field of airline business. The company intends to continue improving their services to provide better flight experiences to their passengers.

To date, the company has a wide network of more than 120 destinations in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Middle East and Africa.

To get updates, information, promotions and other activities of AirAsia, you may want to visit their Twitter page at twitter.com/AirAsia and Facebook account at facebook.com/AirAsia. Book your tickets now at Air Asia and experience one memorable flight.

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