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Articles tagged “airasia”

News Blog

AirAsia in the Black But Recovery Slowed by Aircraft Market Shortages

Southeast Asian budget airline AirAsia was back in the black in the second quarter but its rebound was slowed by the global shortage in aircraft parts and other supplies. The aviation business of Malaysia-based Capital A, which includes subsidiaries in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand, posted an earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization…

Airline Weekly

Can a Leaner, Meaner AirAsia X Be a Profit Machine?

Since arriving on the scene just before the global financial crisis of 2008, Malaysia’s AirAsia X has been a chronic money loser. Well, guess what? Its first quarter operating margin was an unearthly 59 percent.

Can a Leaner, Meaner AirAsia X Be a Profit Machine?

Airline Weekly

AirAsia Parent Capital A Rides Asian Travel Recovery to Profits

Pent-up travel demand is surging in Southeast Asia.

AirAsia Parent Capital A Rides Asian Travel Recovery to Profits

Airlines

AirAsia X’s Post-Pandemic Strategy Focuses on Cost Containment and Fleet Expansion

While AirAsia X is looking closely to contain costs, the airline's greatest learning from Covid has been to maintain a cash buffer for financial resilience and long-term sustainability, providing a safety net to weather uncertainties.

AirAsia X’s Post-Pandemic Strategy Focuses on Cost Containment and Fleet Expansion

Hotels

The Secret Sauce of Branded Hotels in the U.S. Market Recovery

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at independent hotel recovery, AirAsia's China hopes, and Portugal's potential short-term rental restrictions.

The Secret Sauce of Branded Hotels in the U.S. Market Recovery

Airline Weekly

AirAsia Looks to China to Drive Budget Airline’s Recovery

All hail the return of Chinese travelers this year.

AirAsia Looks to China to Drive Budget Airline’s Recovery

Airlines

Air India to Bid Goodbye to Vistara Brand in Airline Merger

It's still way too early to tell whether it was the right decision to nix the Vistara brand, but Air India clearly has its work cut out for itself as the brand name also comes with a lot of baggage.

Air India to Bid Goodbye to Vistara Brand in Airline Merger

Online Travel

Online Travel Companies Make a Bundle Investing Customer Cash

The major thing new in online travel companies holding onto customer cash and investing it is that interest rates are a lot higher, and they are taking advantage. The rich get richer.

Online Travel Companies Make a Bundle Investing Customer Cash

Travel Technology

The Superapp for Travel Is Coming Back

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at AirAsia’s superapp dreams, Turkey’s Russian angle, and employee mental health at hotels.

The Superapp for Travel Is Coming Back

Airlines

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes Refocuses Back on a Superapp Just for Travel

While "disruptive and different" is still the mantra that Tony Fernandes swears by, he says he's choosing to tread carefully even as he aspires to create an AirAsia Republic.

AirAsia’s Tony Fernandes Refocuses Back on a Superapp Just for Travel