World touches down: airasia arrives at Avalon

The airasia X flight from Kuala Lumpur marked Avalon Airport’s first ever international flight. This stemmed from a 10-year agreement between both parties on the back of more than $48 million in government investment.

airasia launches world’s first airline SMS booking

On 19th August 2003, we introduced the world’s first Airline SMS Booking, with a launch officiated by then-deputy Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. The booking was priced at RM0.30 per SMS. View more photos from our launch here.