AirAsia’s Expansion: Launching New Cambodian Airline in May 2024

AirAsia, the renowned low-cost airline, is set to expand its operations with the launch of a new airline in Cambodia. The new airline, AirAsia Cambodia, is a joint venture between Capital A, the parent company of the AirAsia portfolio of airline brands, and the Sivilai Asia group, a local hospitality firm. The announcement of the new airline and the opening of bookings mark a significant milestone in AirAsia's expansion strategy.


The inaugural flight of AirAsia Cambodia is scheduled for May 2, 2024, between Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. The airline will operate two Airbus A320 aircraft to begin with. In addition to the Phnom Penh-Siem Reap route, the airline will also service routes to Sihanoukville. AirAsia Cambodia aims to achieve an 85 percent load factor on its domestic flight operations to these three destinations. The airline has made 6,000 free seats available for booking for the travel period between May 2, 2024, and March 29, 2025.

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The launch of AirAsia Cambodia is part of AirAsia's broader strategy to expand its geographical footprint. Capital A is reported to be considering the launch of new subsidiaries in other countries in the region, such as Vietnam and Singapore. The ultimate goal is to make the AirAsia group one of the world's largest connectors.


The launch of AirAsia Cambodia is a testament to the airline's resilience and adaptability. Despite the challenges posed by the global pandemic, AirAsia has continued to innovate and expand. The new airline in Cambodia is a significant step forward in this journey, promising to enhance connectivity and provide affordable air travel options in the region.

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