Archive for December, 2008

BANGKOK: AirAsia is offering 100,000 free seats to draw tourists back to Thailand after political turbulence saw the closure of Bangkok’s two airports. The regional campaign cheekily themed “Get your Baht to Thailand” is the budget airline’s effort to help the Thai tourism industry which was severely affected over the last few months. “We are […]

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Zero airfare promotion from Firefly

PETALING JAYA: Travellers will be able to enjoy zero airfare for unutilised tickets put on sale by Firefly under its ‘Totally Un-fare’ promotion. Firefly managing director Eddy Leong, who said there was an average of 40% of surplus tickets in any one flight, added that travellers would have to book their tickets at least 21 […]

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is offering four new fare options for economy class travel that will provide customers value and choice while giving them full control of their travel experience. Its managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Idris Jala said the four fare choices, MHlow Fares, MHbasic, MHsmart and MHflex, are currently […]

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TAWAU: Malaysia Airlines’ (MAS) move to provide direct daily flights between Kuala Lumpur and Tawau is likely to forge national integration between the people of Sabah and Peninsular Malaysia. Unity, Culture, Arts and Heritage Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said the flights would make the movement of people between the two locations easy, be […]

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The price of air tickets should start coming down soon because of the world financial crisis, experts are predicting. But they are ruling out a plunge that would endanger the health of airlines. ‘If you keep prices too high you’re going to lose more passengers,’ said Exane BNP Paribas’ Geoff van Klaveren, against a background […]

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