AirAsia Foundation raises awareness on human trafficking

With the support of the United States Department of State, AirAsia Foundation has organized training sessions across AirAsia hubs in the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia to raise awareness on human trafficking. Three officials from Airline Ambassadors International (AAI), led by its president Nancy Rivard, Andrea Hobart, AAI’s Director of Trafficking Awareness Program, and Donna Hubbard, Flight attendant with American Airlines and also a survivor of trafficking, were in Manila last August 14 to conduct training sessions to pilots, cabin crew, ground services team, airport immigration officers and security team. As a responsible airline, AirAsia is concerned about the situation in view of global statistics that 25% of trafficking victims originate from Asean. Human trafficking is a global security challenge which requires a global response the airline said. By linking up to a network of airlines, AirAsia intends to play its part to combat trafficking according to Mun Ching Yap, […]

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AirAsia Davao to KL flight

AirAsia Launches direct flights from Davao to Kuala Lumpur

  Good news for tourists, travelers and businessmen! AirAsia just launched its latest route to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with four times weekly direct flights from Davao starting December this year Operated exclusively by AirAsia Berhad (flight code AK), the new route marks as the fourth direct route from the Philippines to Malaysia after Manila, Cebu and Kalibo. The launch event was attended by Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes, DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez, Ambassador Alfredo Yao, one of the Filipino investors of AirAsia Philippines and AirAsia Philippines CEO Captain Dexter Comendador. Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said, “We see Davao City as a major point of growth in the international market, especially with agriculture being the city’s largest industry. Our aim for the city is also to grow it to become a hub for financial, tourism, service and education in Mindanao. The introduction of the direct flights between Kuala […]

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