AirAsia is one of the best low-cost airlines in the Philippines, which was ranked six years in a row by World Airline Awards. Established in 1996, it is a Malaysian low-cost airline headquartered near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
It is the largest airline in Malaysia by fleet size and destinations, linking famous Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore and more to the rest of the world.
The AirAsia Group is composed of AirAsia-branded short-haul carriers that includes the following:
The airline serves 121 destinations across 21 countries. It offers mostly Asian destinations including stops in the Middle East and Australia.
BIG Loyalty program is designed to reward its frequent users. It operates on four different membership status:
1. Red Status – Less than 13 one-way flights
2. Gold Status – Between 14 to 23 one-way flights
3. Platinum Status – Between 24 to 49 one-way flights
4. Black Status – 50 and above one-way flights
Among the many rewards and privileges you may avail as part of the program are as follows:
It’s easy and free to register for a BIG Loyalty account.
This point system is unlike any other loyalty program from other airlines. You earn points based on the number of flights you have made and not on the amount of money spent or special status held.
Take note that the double point system is awarded for long-haul travels on AirAsia X.
Aside from flying with AirAsia, members can also earn points in the following manner:
You can use the BIG points to redeem all flights on AirAsia for a minimum of 500 BIG Points. Your BIG Points can also be used to redeem hotel stays, tours and activities as well as e-vouchers from their selected partners.
For web check-ins, you can do it as early as 14 days before your flight departure. It’s easy to do it online, just follow these steps.
All passengers (except for infants) can bring up to two pieces of hand carry on board. The combined weight for both should not go beyond seven (7) kilos.
Your carry on should fit the overhead compartment or under the seat in front of you. It should have the following dimensions:
If you’re baggage will exceed the seven kilos, it’s advisable to pre-book a checked baggage. They offer a minimum of 15 kilograms for domestic flights and 20 kilograms for international flights. The maximum is 40 kilograms.
Take note that booking your checked baggage during your initial booking is cheaper than when doing it at the airport.
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