Passengers and crew celebrate aboard an AirAsia flight
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AirAsia Wins World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2022 – World Travel Awards

LONDON – Celebrations were on once again this month, as AirAsia was awarded the World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline for the tenth year in a row.

It was a double celebration for the Asian carrier, which also won World’s Leading Low Cost Airline Cabin Crew for the sixth consecutive year at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2022.

This comes hot on the heels after AirAsia’s recent win at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2022 for the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline award for the 13th consecutive year.

The WTA celebrates excellence across key sectors of travel, tourism and hospitality. AirAsia was bestowed as the winner after garnering the most votes from industry players, consumers, media and travel professionals worldwide.

AirAsia comments


Bo Lingam, Group CEO of AirAsia Aviation Group Limited said: “We’re deeply humbled to be honoured with these wins once again after a tumultuous few years.”

“AirAsia’s has always strived to put our guests first, and to ensure affordable connectivity without compromising on comfort and so winning World’s Leading Low Cost Airline and World’s Leading Low Cost Airline Cabin Crew for the 10th and 6th time in a row, respectively is certainly one of the main highlights of the year.”

“It is a double celebration for us this week, as we mark a momentous milestone in the airline journey of having flown 700 million passengers since we first started 21 years ago.”

Suhaila Hassan, AirAsia Group Head of Cabin Crew said, “Winning these two awards is yet another monumental accomplishment for AirAsia, and further reinforces our testament of putting our guests first while prioritising quality travel.”

“A well-deserved shout out goes to our team of talented Cabin Crew who weathered the storm these last few years and still continue to uphold our value of excellent customer service. The team’s tireless efforts in always ensuring that our guests enjoy their flight journey with AirAsia is the reason we’ve garnered this recognition today.”

Graham E. Cooke, Founder, World Travel Awards, said: “A hearty congratulations goes out to AirAsia for bagging ‘World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2022’ and ‘World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Cabin Crew 2022’ ‒ yet further WTA victories for this pioneering airline.”

“AirAsia’s continuous perseverance and resilience throughout these challenging few years have made these victories even more meaningful, and I look forward to seeing the team continue to soar.”

About World Travel Awards


Established in 1993, the World Travel Awards is regarded as one of the most prestigious awards programmes in the global and tourism industry, acknowledges and celebrates excellence across key sectors of travel, tourism and hospitality. 

Party in the Sky


AirAsia have certainly been going from strength to strength, defining themselves as a leading low-cost airline. If the vibe from their ‘Party in the Sky’ to celebrate their recent wins is anything to go by, they will certainly be an airline to watch across the coming months.

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