AirAsia wins World Travel Awards

PHU QUOC, Vietnam, 16 October 2019: AirAsia continued its winning streak, taking the top honours at the World Travel Awards Asia and Oceania 2019 for the seventh year in a row.

AirAsia emerged ahead of regional players such as Scoot, Jetstar, SpiceJet, Nok Air and Firefly to win the top low-cost carrier awards, Asia’s Leading Low-Cost Airline and Asia’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Cabin Crew.

The awards were accepted by AirAsia Malaysia CEO Riad Asmat in the presence of industry representatives and key figures from across the region at a gala ceremony held at the Vinpearl Convention Centre In Phu Quoc at the weekend.

AirAsia Malaysia CEO Riad Asmat and a group of AirAsia’s pioneer cabin crew accepted Asia’s Leading Low-Cost Airline and Asia’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Cabin Crew awards from President and Founder of World Travel Awards Graham Cooke (centre left).

AirAsia Malaysia CEO Riad Asmat said: “It is an honour to receive these awards. Being recognised by guests and industry colleagues as Asia’s best is a testament to our ongoing efforts to develop new and innovative guest-obsessed products and services.”

World Travel Awards founder Graham E Cooke said, “AirAsia continues to set the benchmark for low-cost aviation in Asia and beyond. Its dedication to improving its services remains unrivalled, and I am delighted that it has been acknowledged by both the travel trade and the public having been voted ‘Asia’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2019′ and ‘Asia’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Cabin Crew 2019′.”

The World Travel Awards are one of the most prestigious, comprehensive and sought after awards programmes in the global and tourism industry.

Established in 1993, they acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across key sectors of travel, tourism and hospitality. The World Travel Awards brand is globally recognised as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.