AirAsia announces seat sale, 2 new routes

Sep 10, 2017 - 10:20 PM

The seat sale will be from September 11 to 17 while the airline will start flying from Manila to Iloilo in October and from Davao to Kuala Lumpur Malaysia in December

Police not yet giving up on finding Bohol mayor's dead body

Aug 05, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Boniel s body was believed to have been thrown into the sea waters between the islands of Caubian and Olango off Lapu Lapu City in Cebu after she was allegedly murdered by her husband on June 6 2017

STILL MISSING. Mayor Gisela Bendong-Boniel in a file photo.

VIRAL: Filipino bayanihan spirit unfolds in baggage queue

Jul 19, 2017 - 8:52 PM

Responding to the viral post the CEO of AirAsia says it will extend free baggage allowance of up to 40 kilograms to all AFP personnel

AirAsia jet returns to Australia after suspected bird strike

Jul 04, 2017 - 11:38 AM

The flight from Gold Coast to Kuala Lumpur carrying 345 passengers and 14 crew was diverted to Brisbane airport just north of the eastern city and landed safely

INSPECTION. This picture taken by Calvin Boon on July 4, 2017 and released to AFP shows fire rescue personnel beside the starboard engine of an AirAsia Airbus A330, after the aircraft on flight D7207 made an emergency landing at the Brisbane International Airport. Calvin Boon/AFP

AirAsia plane 'shaking like washing machine' returns to Australia

Jun 25, 2017 - 3:42 PM

The Airbus A330 from Perth to Kuala Lumpur experiences problems about 90 minutes into the journey

HOME BASE. This photo taken on January 10, 2015 shows AirAsia passenger planes parked on the tarmac at the low-cost carrier Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) in Sepang. Mohd Rasfan/AFP

LOOK: Puerto Princesa International Airport's new terminal

May 04, 2017 - 4:31 PM

UPDATED The P4 5 billion terminal has a 2 600 meter runway that can accommodate bigger aircraft

Photo from Cebu Pacific

PH AirAsia plans to go public in 2017 for fleet expansion

Apr 03, 2017 - 12:00 AM

The local airline wants to increase its fleet from 14 to 17 jets to accommodate new operations

GOING PUBLIC. The budget carrier is mulling to go public to raise funds for its expansion programs. File photo by Rappler

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Mar 28, 2017 - 9:42 AM

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From 2 jets to 70: AirAsia returns to its Clark roots

Mar 28, 2017 - 8:00 AM

AirAsia flight Z2 100 arrives at Clark International Airport in Pampanga on March 28 The airline launches its expansion program from where it started half a decade ago

BACK TO ITS ROOTS. Philippines AirAsia on Monday, March 28 marks its return to Clark airport with maiden flight to Kalibo in Aklan. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Berapa gaji pilot di Indonesia?

Jan 03, 2017 - 2:34 PM

AirAsia Indonesia dilaporkan paling tinggi membayar pilotnya dengan Rp 47 5 juta

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AirAsia bans use, charging of Samsung Galaxy Note7 on all flights

Sep 12, 2016 - 10:34 AM

After several airlines ban in flight use of the device the Malaysian aviation company follows suit

GROUNDED. AirAsia adds to the list of airlines prohibiting use of the Note7 aboard the plane. Note7 photo from Samsung's official site

Malaysia-bound AirAsia X plane ends up in Melbourne

Sep 07, 2016 - 6:20 PM

Safety officials say the incident occurred March 10 of last year with air traffic controllers on alert after the plane began flying in the wrong direction

AIRASIA. An AirAsia budget airline passenger jet flies over Singapore on September 2, 2016. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

Hidilyn Diaz, other ASEAN Olympic medalists get free AirAsia flights

Aug 24, 2016 - 4:00 PM

The 18 Olympic medalists from Southeast Asian countries will get free flights from AirAsia either for life gold for the next 5 years silver or for 3 years bronze

Philippine silver medallist at the Rio Olympics, Hidilyn Diaz shows her medal during a press conference as she arrives at the Manila International Airport in Manila on August 11, 2016.  Diaz is the country's first Olympic winner in 20 years. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

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KLAIM PULAU. Awal mula rumor klaim itu dari adanya rencana untuk mengembangkan area pulau buatan bernama Funtasyland. Foto oleh ANTARA

Setahun kecelakaan AirAsia, keluarga korban mengaku belum terima santunan

Dec 29, 2015 - 11:47 AM

Nenek berusia 95 tahun ini belum tahu kabar bahwa anak menantu dan kedua cucunya meninggal dunia dalam kecelakaan AirAsia QZ8501 setahun lalu

Keluarga Soetjipto meletakkan bunga di depan foto empat anggota keluarga yang meninggal dalam kecelakaan AirAsia. Keluarga gelar kebaktian peringati setahun tragedi itu pada 28 Desember 2015. Foto oleh Dyah Ayu Pitaloka/Rappler

Dari Banda Aceh larang perayaan Tahun Baru hingga wafatnya Habib Selon

Dec 29, 2015 - 7:00 AM

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Setahun tragedi AirAsia QZ8501, keluarga pasrah tapi ada yang menyesalkan

Dec 28, 2015 - 8:36 PM

Keluarga korban AirAsia QZ8501 menerima nasib tapi ada yang mengatakan pihak maskapai tak memerdulikan keselamatan penumpang

Keluarga korban AirAsia QZ8501 menunggu di Bandara Juanda, Surabaya, saat proses evakuasi penumpang, pada 28 Desember 2014. Foto oleh Juni Kriswanto/AFP

Families demand apology on AirAsia crash anniversary

Dec 28, 2015 - 8:13 PM

Relatives of some of the passengers AirAsia officials and the head of Indonesia s search and rescue agency gather in Surabaya for a private ceremony to remember those killed in the crash

AIRASIA CRASH ANNIVERSARY. Widya Sukarti Putri (C), widow of the pilot of the crashed AirAsia QZ-8501, holds flowers shortly after a private vigil to mark the first anniversary of the plane crash in Surabaya, Indonesia, December 28, 2015. Photo by Fully Handoko/EPA

AirAsia PH offers all-in fares until January 3

Dec 25, 2015 - 4:00 PM

The Malaysian based airline seat sale starts for as low as P1 156 one way

TRAVEL TIME. Travel period for AirAsia Philippines seat sale is from December 22 to April 30, 2016.

Indonesia inspects Airbus planes after AirAsia crash probe

Dec 03, 2015 - 8:06 PM

To prevent similar accidents the transport ministry said 18 officials would conduct inspections on the 75 Airbus A320s registered in Indonesia

DEBRIS. A foreign investigator inspects debris from the AirAsia QZ8501 aircraft tail during the recovery mission at Panglima Utar Kumai Harbour in Kumai, Central Borneo, Indonesia, 12 January 2015. EPA/BAGUS INDAHONO

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Dec 02, 2015 - 8:32 PM

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AirAsia cancels flights, denies pilot revolt to blame

Dec 02, 2015 - 7:09 PM

AirAsia founder Tony Fernandes says flu epidemic among pilots is what caused canceled flights on day AirAsia crash report was released

PILOT REVOLT? Canceled flights trigger rumours that pilots are unhappy with conditions in AirAsia. Photo by AFP

Analis: Pelatihan pilot yang buruk jadi penyebab kecelakaan Air Asia

Dec 02, 2015 - 5:17 PM

“Hal ini dapat merugikan Air Asia secara keseluruhan ”

AIR ASIA. Seorang anggota Tentara Nasional Indonesia sedang memantau laut untuk mencari jejak pesawat Air Asia QZ8501 yang diterbangkan Pilot Iriyanto. Foto oleh Juni Kriswanto/AFP

Poor pilot emergency training to blame for AirAsia crash: analysts

Dec 02, 2015 - 2:48 PM

This will have a detrimental impact on AirAsia as a whole

Pilots were said to have risked vertigo by flying at 500-1000 feet above sea water for many hours until they found debris and bodies.  Photo by AFP

Indonesia wRap: Ricuh pada demo masyarakat Papua di Jakarta dan penyebab jatuhnya AirAsia

Dec 02, 2015 - 3:19 AM

Pada saat itu kami mau maju anggota kepolisian menghalang terjadi konflik antara mereka dengan kami

BENTROK. Bentrok aktivis Papua dengan polisi. Foto: EPA/STR

Siapa paling bertanggungjawab atas jatuhnya pesawat AirAsia QZ8501?

Dec 01, 2015 - 10:20 PM

Menurut investigasi KNKT baik AirAsia Airbus maupun pilot dan co pilot semuanya turut andil dalam jatuhnya QZ8501

Petugas Basarnas menunjukkan lokasi jatuhnya pesawat AirAsia QZ8501 di perairan Pangkalan Bun, Kalimantan Tengah. Foto oleh Sutanta Aditya/AFP

19 menit paling kritis sebelum pesawat AirAsia QZ8501 jatuh

Dec 01, 2015 - 9:13 PM

Misteri tercabutnya circuit breaker dan satu menit percakapan pilot yang hilang Siapa yang mencabut?

Serpihan pesawat AirAsia QZ8501 dan barang penumpang, saat ditemukan di Perariran Majene, Sulawesi Barat. Foto oleh Mansyur Rahim/Rappler

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Dec 01, 2015 - 8:42 PM

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Unsafe sex, prostitution: AIDS epidemic sweeps Indonesia's Papua

Dec 01, 2015 - 5:29 PM

The virus has spread from sex workers through the whole population of Papua

CEO AirAsia Tony Fernandes: Industri penerbangan harus belajar dari insiden QZ8501

Dec 01, 2015 - 5:13 PM

Banyak yang bisa AirAsia pelajari dari pengalaman ini begitu pula industri penerbangan Kami akan memastikan industri belajar dari insiden tragis ini kata Tony Fernandes

AIR ASIA. Pemilik Air Asia Tony Fernandes. Foto oleh Rappler

AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes on crash probe: 'We will not leave any stone unturned'

Dec 01, 2015 - 4:58 PM

In a series of tweets Fernandes responds to the results of the investigation that blamed system error and crew action

'SCARS.' CEO of AirAsia Tony Fernandes attending a funeral ceremony for Khairunisa Haidar Fauzi, a flight attendant onboard AirAsia flight QZ8501, in Palembang, on Jan. 2. File photo by AFP

What caused AirAsia crash? Faulty control system, crew action

Dec 01, 2015 - 3:36 PM

Repeated problems with the system led to the pilots disengaging the autopilot in stormy weather in a bid to fix the situation and then losing control of the plane

Image apparently showing the back part of the plane on the sea bed. Image from Singaporean Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen's Facebook page

AirAsia QZ8501 jatuh karena sistem gagal deteksi kerusakan pesawat

Dec 01, 2015 - 2:49 PM

Pesawat AirAsia QZ8501 rute Surabaya Singapura seolah olah dalam kondisi cuaca buruk karena sayap kehilangan daya angkat

A handout picture released by the Indonesian Search And Rescue Agency (Basarnas) on Jan. 7,  2015, shows a part of the crashed AirAsia Flight QZ 8501 laying on the sea floor, off Pangkalan Bun, Central Borneo. Photo by EPA

Losses in Indonesia drag down AirAsia revenue

Nov 26, 2015 - 11:21 PM

The company s Indonesian operations Indonesia AirAsia IAA took a hit with a drop in passengers and revenue fell by 14

LOSSES. AirAsia reports losses in the 3rd quarter. File photo by EPA

LINI MASA: Mengingat kembali jatuhnya pesawat AirAsia QZ8501

Nov 24, 2015 - 6:30 PM

AirAsia akan umumkan hasil investigasi jatuhnya pesawat QZ8501 pada Rabu 25 November 2015

TIMELINE: What happened to AirAsia QZ8501?

Nov 24, 2015 - 5:50 PM

Here is a timeline from the day the plane crashed to other developments leading to the announcement on the investigation s results on Tuesday December 1

Image apparently showing the back part of the plane on the sea bed. Image from Singaporean Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen's Facebook page

APEC led to losses for hotels, airlines

Nov 23, 2015 - 7:23 PM

Local airlines suffer millions of dollars in foregone revenues while some hotels went on lockdown during APEC

LOCKDOWN. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport and some Metro Manila hotels are on a lockdown last week due to the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting. Photo by Jedwin M Llobrera / Rappler

APEC 2015: Micro enterprises, innovation take center stage

Nov 17, 2015 - 9:00 PM

The people behind AirAsia Asia Society Care com Uber and other innovative thinkers share their thoughts with budding entrepreneurs at the 2015 APEC SME summit

APEC 2015: AirAsia banks on Philippines after first airliner disaster

Nov 17, 2015 - 8:30 PM

We will keep discovering new places and new things It is a challenge here but there is big prize at the end of the day in the Philippines AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes says on the sidelines of APEC2015

HIGHEST LOAD FACTOR. 'We are optimistic. [In terms] of passenger traffic, the Philippines is actually the best,' Tony Fernandes of AirAsia says. Photos by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Gordon, Romualdez: Use Subic, Clark airports

Nov 13, 2015 - 7:56 PM

Senatorial candidates Dick Gordon and Martin Romualdez urge the full use of Subic and Clark airports in light of the flight cancellations due to APEC

LESS CONGESTION. Using the Subic Bay and Clark international airports will help ease decongestion in Metro Manila. Photos from the official websites of the Clark Internal Airport and Subic Bay

Bali flights canceled after volcanic ash clouds airport

Nov 04, 2015 - 12:31 AM

Australian airlines Virgin Australia and Jetstar had already canceled all flights Tuesday deeming conditions unsafe for flying with Virgin also scrapping its roster for Wednesday

Danau kawah Segara Anak dengan Gunung Barujari di tepi danau dilihat dari Puncak Gunung Rinjani di sisi timur. Foto dari Wikipedia

PAL cancels additional flights due to APEC in Manila

Oct 31, 2015 - 5:36 PM

2nd UPDATE PAL says affected passengers can reschedule their flights with rebooking and penalty charges waived

AirAsia pushes back IPO, adds more A320s

Oct 28, 2015 - 4:21 PM

Meanwhile stockholders of Philippines AirAsia approve a P3 billion 64 13 million capital stock increase in 2016 for the lease of 5 additional aircraft

MERGER. The local affiliate of AirAsia Berhad is now called Philippines AirAsia, Incorporated -- a result of the merger between AirAsia, Incorporated and businessman Alfredo Yao’s Zest Airways, Incorporated

Cancelled flights due to APEC meetings in November

Oct 20, 2015 - 4:33 PM

7th UPDATE AirAsia Cebu Pacific Cebgo PAL SkyJet have already cancelled flights and more flights might be affected as well

Why Asian tycoons invest in sports

Oct 15, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Investing in football clubs and sports itself is pretty new for Asian entrepreneurs but I think it can be pretty profitable contrary to what many people think says billionaire Vincent Tan

TAKING CHARGE. Berjaya founder Vincent Tan (seen here at the Forbes Global CEO Conference 2015), is among the high profile Asia-based tycoons who have taken over global sports teams. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

AirAsia profit down on higher costs, weak ringgit

Aug 21, 2015 - 11:27 AM

AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes says demand from Chinese travelers and favorable fuel costs set a good year end for the company

LOSS. Loss-making AirAsia X, the long-haul arm of AirAsia, posts on August 19 a net loss of MYR132.94 million ($31.92 million). File photo from Agence France-Presse / Eric Piermont

Malaysia's new airport 'sinking' says AirAsia

Jul 27, 2015 - 5:57 PM

Since opening last year KLIA2 has been riddled with controversy with cracks reportedly forming on the taxiway and faulty design leading to water pools on its grounds

In this file photo, Air Asia aircraft are parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 terminal (KLIA 2) in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, June 24 2014. Ahmad Yusni/EPA

PH female pilots: Small in number but steadily growing

Jul 15, 2015 - 3:06 PM

As of the first quarter of 2015 there are 25 certified aviatrixes operating planes across the Philippines records from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines show