AirAsia India gives Nava Jeevana beneficiaries the experience of flying
Bengaluru, Feb 2016 – AirAsia India, the pioneer in the Low Cost Carrier segment, has sponsored free tickets to a group of 43 residents from Nava Jeevana, a rehabilitation centre for the physically challenged, who are taking a three day trip to Vizag. AirAsia India has taken up the cost towards this round trip to Vizag from Bengaluru from the on 28th January 2016 – 30th January 2016.
True to its motto of ‘Now everyone can fly’, AirAsiaIndia has sponsored this trip with a motive to give the guests a brilliant first flight experience. A total of 43 guests were on board in the age group of 20 – 35, accompanied by an infant aged 2.5 years. AirAsia India also made arrangements for their food and beverage on board. The infant was served a special meal and was handed an AirAsia goodie bag as a token from the airline.
AirAsia India has also been able to take care of the guests’ accommodation in a dormitory with all facilities along with food with the help of Dr.Subbarami Reddy, M.P, Vizag.
Commenting on this gesture, MittuChandilya, AirAsia India CEO & Managing Directorsaid, “We are extremely happy and excited to have given these special guests from Nava Jeevana an opportunity to fly with us. It makes it so much more special that it is the first time that some of these guests are experiencing air travel. At AirAsia, we’re not just committed to air travel but to give our guests an experience of a lifetime. We recognize our responsibility to the world — to better the lives of our guests, our AllStars and the communities we serve, and to inspire others to do the same.
Sr. Luciana D Rozario, Director, Nava Jeevana, Rehabilitation Centre for the disabled said, “Excitement in the air as 43 of us board AirAsia India, a chance of a life time for us differently abled people from Bellary. From day one the AirAsia India team have been so cordial, preparing the minute details of the first flight. We were treated like kings and queens on board. The airline’s kind gesture has become a keepsake that will ever remind us of happy times and beautiful memories. We thank AirAsia India for showing us that there are people like them in the world.”
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AirAsia, the leading and largest low-cost carrier in Asia, servicing the most extensive network with over 100 destinations. Within 14 years of operations, AirAsia has carried over 260 million guests and grown its fleet from just two aircraft to over 170. The airline is proud to be a truly Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) airline with established operations based in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, India and Japan, servicing a network stretching across all Asean countries and beyond. AirAsia was named the World’s Best Low Cost Airline at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards for seven consecutive years from 2009 – 2015. AirAsia is the first airline globally to collaborate with INTERPOL to implement the I-Checkit system to screen the passports of all its prospective passengers against information contained in the world police body’s Stolen and Lost Travel Documents (SLTD) database.
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