AirAsia won the title of “World’s Leading Low Cost Airline” for the second year in a row at the World Travel Awards 2014 Grand Final Gala Ceremony, the Malaysia-based budget carrier said.
Kamarudin Meranun, executive chairman and co-founder of AirAsia, received the award from Graham Cooke, president of World Travel Awards at the Grand Finale of the World Travel Awards 2014.
“It is indeed an honour to be recognized globally, and we are taking this win as a renewal of our commitment in creating a great travel experience for our guests,” Meranun said.
“This year, we increased and enhanced our Fly-Thru connections with over 858 connections available throughout our network; launched our Premium Flex service, offering business travellers with flexibility of flights; launched our low-cost wi-fi on board, and ready to launch our AirAsia Asean Pass, which is designed to integrate the Asean community,” he added.
Earlier in October, AirAsia was also named “Asia’s Leading Low Cost Airline” at the World Travel Awards (Asia & Australasia) Gala 2014. AirAsia has also attained the title of Asia’s Best and World’s Best Low Cost Airline by Skytrax for six consecutive years from 2009–2014.