From revolutionising air journey to a tech unicorn: airasia celebrates 20 years of transformation
airasia is 20 years previous! To mark this milestone, we’re 20 methods we’ve reshaped the aviation business, disrupted the digital area, and remodeled the lives of our communities.
When Datuk Kamarudin Meranun and Tony Fernandes based airasia 20 years in the past, most individuals couldn’t afford air journey and flights to locations like Chiang Rai in Thailand and Banding in Indonesia had been nearly extraordinary. Journey inside Asean normally took a number of days over land and sea.
airasia began with two Boeing 737s, one vacation spot (Langkawi in Malaysia) and solely 250 Allstars braving via some very powerful occasions, together with flooded tarmacs, delayed flights, hen strikes—and the aftermath of 9/11 on the air journey business. However we by no means stopped. Quick-forward 20 years later and we’ve remodeled into what we’re right now – a digital firm anchored on journey and life-style, nonetheless making desires come true.
We by no means cease dreaming
The primary 20 years of our life was daring to dream, opening the skies to the folks, and thru that we’ve achieved a lot of our desires. However to maintain going, we’ve to make sure that we by no means cease dreaming and believing. We certainly have come a great distance since we’ve;
1. Democratised air journey. From RM1, we rebranded and relaunched an ailing full service service right into a “low fares no-frills” airline for everybody which subsequently reshaped the aviation business by permitting an on a regular basis particular person to fly.
2. Realised many desires. For some folks, their bucket record want was to fly for the primary time, have a bowl of Assam Laksa in Penang or get married onboard. We not solely made flying reasonably priced and attainable, but additionally made many million desires come true.
Discover your profession vacation spot with the Asean tremendous app, airasia.com
We began off in 2001 as simply an airline, however it’s now one thing a lot, rather more. Our services make it simpler, cheaper and extra handy for folks to go to locations and store for his or her journey and life-style wants.
Our companies now embody a web based market (airasia store) for meals and groceries (airasia meals, airasia recent). We’re making logistics and banking extra accessible (Teleport, BigPay), linking farms with companies (OurFarm), and providing on-line tech training and entrepreneurship (Redbeat Academy).
airasia.com, our one-stop journey, e-commerce and fintech platform, gives greater than 15 traces of merchandise on-line and by a super-app — from journey to life-style to finance, there’s something on airasia.com for everybody.
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