AirAsia unveils a new ‘Sustainable Asean’ livery on its newest Airbus A320 in conjunction with Asean Day celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand. The special livery features the best of Asean tourism icons, helping to advance and support AirAsia’s sustainability partnership with Asean nations and its mission to create a globally recognised Asean brand.
The launch event was attended by Deputy Secretary General of ASEAN HE AKP Mochtan, Ministry of Tourism and Sports Thailand Permanent Secretary Chote Trachu and Ministry of Transport Thailand DESIGNATION Chaiwat Thongkamkoon, along with AirAsia Group Executive Chairman Datuk Kamarudin Meranun and AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes.
AirAsia has long championed Asean integration through the continued support of the ASEAN Open Skies Policy. The policy aims to increase regional and domestic connectivity and enhance Asean trade opportunities through the liberalisation of air travel under the single, unified air transport market.
AirAsia’s sustainability efforts include guest education, carbon reduction and waste management, the collection and separation of recyclable items on board and community-based tourism programmes such as JourneyD, as well as fostering social enterprise initiatives across Asean through AirAsia’s philanthropic arm AirAsia Foundation.
The Airbus A320 aircraft with registration number 9M-AJW will be based in Malaysia, where it will fly to more than 50 destinations in all 10 ASEAN member nations from Kuala Lumpur. AirAsia will also launch the livery on an Airbus A320 based in Bangkok later this year.