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FireFly Destinations

FireFly launched on April 3, 2007.

It’s operated by Fly Firefly Sdn Bhd, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysian Airline System Berhad.

Operating out of the Penang and Subang hubs initially and now the Main Terminal Building of Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Firefly provides connections to various points within Malaysia, Southern Thailand, Singapore and Sumatera of Indonesia, aligning itself with the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT) agenda.

FireFly Flight Destinations

Banda Aceh – BTJ
Batam – BTH
Medan – MES
Pekanbaru – PKU
Surabaya – SUB

Alor Setar – AOR
Ipoh – IPH
Johor Bharu – JHB
Kerteh – KTE
KLIA – Kuala Lumpur – KUL
Kota Bharu – KBR
Kota Kinabalu – BKI
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AirAsia and AirAsia X Pick A Seat Fees

AirAsia and AirAsia X pick a seat is another way of AirAsia to charge money from you which it was previously offer to you FREE, because you can request it during check in, however this has been changed long long time ago, which I also can’t recalled how long it was.

Pick a seat is an option that let you choose your desire seat during your journey with AirAsia and AirAsia X. You can choose windows seats, hot seats, or together with your loves one.

Watch the youtube video below which is prepared by AirAsia and get some concept about it, if you still out of idea.

Basically, AirAsia uses Airbus A320 for their domestic and ASEAN flights while AirAsia X uses Airbus A330 and Airbus A340 for their long haul flights and the charges for pick a seat of course are different among AirAsia and AirAsia X.

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AirAsia is going to Re-introduce Fuel Surcharge

Effective 3 May 2011, AirAsia will be re-introducing fuel surcharges for all domestic and international routes.


Range of fuel surcharge is from RM 10 to RM 90.

RoutesFuel Surcharge
AirAsia Routes
(AK, FD, QZ Flights)
All Domestic flights in MalaysiaRM 10
International – less than 2 hoursRM 10
International – between 2 to 3 hoursRM 20
International – above 3 hoursRM 30
AirAsia X Routes
(D7 Flights)
Taipei, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Seoul, Tianjin, Delhi, MumbaiRM 50
Melbourne, Gold Coast, Perth, Tokyo, TehranRM 70
Paris, Stansted (London), ChristchurchRM 90

Please take note that all flight bookings made before 3 May 2011 will not be affected by the fuel surcharge.

So, book your ticket now before 3rd May 2011!

Source from AirAsia official website (http://www.airasia.com/my/en/latestnews/fuelsurcharge.html)