25-Nov-2016 12:27 PM

AirAsia Group to break ground on new low cost airports in 2017

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes said (24-Nov-2016) the company hopes to break ground on new low-cost airports across ASEAN in 2017. Mr Fernandes said the carrier will be able to delivery a fully operating airport in less than one year once it secures the necessary permissions. Mr Fernandes said, "We are working closely with local governments to build dedicated facilities for low-cost airlines in a number of cities with the aim of alleviating congestion and driving higher traffic across our network and bring more tourists into these hubs." [more - original PR]

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