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Tan Sri Tony Fernandes, AirAsia’s Group Chief
Executive Officer has announced that AirAsia will not be charging any fuel
surcharges across all its airlines in the group. 

The “No Fuel Surcharge” policy will be introduced for all seats on
AirAsia and AirAsia X flights. Says Fernandes, the decision was apparently
already made since November last year.
“We are only able to implement it now, but we believe removing fuel
surcharge and reducing travel costs will be a huge boost to the tourism
industry. This will be a plus point for consumers, but the economy will also
benefit from this as the tourism industry is a great job creator.”
AirAsia was the first and only airline to abolish the fuel surcharge for
all domestics and international flights back in 2008. Due to rocketing fuel
prices the airline was forced to raise the fares again in 2011.
Fernandes said that the purpose of the abolishment of the fuel surcharge
is to allow everyone to be able to afford to experience taking flight. Mainly
to allow the customers to experience high-value, low-fare flights which is part
of the company’s vision and mission. 
Right now, AirAsia fares will consist of only base fares. Customers will
only have to pay for the air fare, administration fee and airport tax to fly
with AirAsia.

With the removal of the fuel surcharge, Fernandes said that guests will be able to take domestic flights with fees as low as RM19 for one way. International flights will be from RM49 onwards, for one way as well.

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