AirAsia and airasia Superapp win big at World Travel Awards Asia 2023


AirAsia receives Asia’s Leading Low-Cost Airline for eighth year running, and Asia’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Cabin Crew for seventh consecutive year airasia Superapp wins coveted Asia's Leading Online Travel Agency award as a first-time nominee

HO CHI MINH CITY, 7 September 2023 - AirAsia’s remarkable winning streak continues at this year’s World Travel Awards (WTA) Asia and Oceania as the airline receives two coveted titles: “Asia’s Leading Low-Cost Airline” for an unprecedented eighth consecutive year and “Asia’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Cabin Crew” for an impressive seventh year in a row.

AirAsia emerged as the winner in these categories which included more than 10 other airlines garnering the highest votes from industry players, consumers, and travel professionals from across the region. This recognition follows AirAsia’s winning of the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline by Skytrax for 14 consecutive years recently.

Bo Lingam, Group CEO of AirAsia Aviation Group Limited said: “We would like to thank the nearly 800 million guests and our incredible Allstars for rocking our world! As we fly higher with the aim to reinstate 200 planes back into operations by year-end, rest assured that we will stand by the same solid dedication that has brought us here. We are committed to honouring the confidence of our guests by providing better customer experience on the ground and in the air. Here's to a fantastic journey ahead!”

Suhaila Hassan, AirAsia Group Head of Cabin Crew added: “We are proud to be honoured again with the prestigious ‘Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline Cabin Crew’ award for the seventh consecutive year. This incredible achievement is a heartfelt tribute to our exceptional cabin crew members who consistently go above and beyond to ensure our guests' journeys are nothing short of fantastic. This recognition is not just a pat on the back. It is a testament to the passion and commitment that drive us forward and to constantly improve. With this accolade, we are even more motivated to keep pushing boundaries and delivering unforgettable journeys to each and every one of our valued guests.”

Photo Caption: (From left) Dabraj Sing, Chief Business Officer and Tan Mai Yin, Chief Operating Officer at the 30th Annual World Travel Awards.

Adding to the triumph, its one-stop travel platform, airasia Superapp clinched the highly coveted “Asia's Leading Online Travel Agency (OTA)” award. airasia Superapp’s victory in its inaugural nomination is a testament to its innovative approach as a complete end-to-end travel app offering an exceptional booking experience for travellers. With products and services ranging from an OTA platform offering flights from over 700 carriers worldwide and 900,000 hotels across the globe to ride-hailing with airasia ride and duty-free shopping experiences with airasia shop and more, airasia Superapp has become an indispensable tool for 51 million travellers seeking value, convenience and affordability.

Chief Operating Officer airasia Superapp, Tan Mai Yin commented: “We are elated to receive this prestigious recognition as ‘Asia’s Leading Online Travel Agency.’ Winning the award over other well-established OTAs solidifies our commitment to transforming travel through technology and providing travellers with a one-stop platform that revolutionises their journey from planning to experiencing. Thanks again to those who voted for us and your continued support on airasia Superapp, we remain steadfast in our mission to raise the bar in the travel industry and look forward to consistently delivering unparalleled services and experiences to our customers.

Established in 1993, the World Travel Awards is hailed as one of the most prestigious, comprehensive and sought-after awards programmes commemorating excellence across key sectors of travel, tourism and hospitality.

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