About Air Asia

About Air Asia
Air Asia is a low-cost airline that connects travelers and backpackers to the East. The airline flies to countries in Asia and connects flights to the United Kingdom, Australia and the Middle East.


Air Asia often markets deals for backpacking and hiking destinations such as Kuala Lumpur. Cars and hotel package deals also can be booked through Air Asia for extra savings.


Many Air Asia flights can be booked from Australia and the U.K. and can be used to travel throughout China, India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.


Baggage is priced per kilogram of accumulated baggage weight. The company offers a baggage program that allows customers to pay for their luggage in increments.

Sporting Baggage

Sporting baggage follows the same rules as regular baggage, but items over 15kg may be subject to an additional fee.


Air Asia uses Boeing 737-300 and Airbus 320 planes. The airline has a good safety record and has engines serviced regularly by General Electric Motor Services.

Article Written By Lauren Thompson

Lauren Thompson lives in Kansas City, Missouri and works as both a writer and freelancer. Her background is in technical and spec writing for the information technology industry, as well as financial services. She also writes opinion and editorial articles for KCParent and Parents Edge, specializing in entertainment, food and political realms.

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