KOREA BECKONS FOR LUCKY WINNERS AirAsia BIG and Standard Chartered reward customers
with return tickets to Busan, Korea
KUALA LUMPUR, 26 Sept 2013 – AirAsia BIG and Standard Chartered Bank recently gave away AirAsia X return flight tickets to Busan, Korea to three lucky winners who took part in the “Apply and Fly BIG Contest”.

The winners were celebrated in a prize giving ceremony which took place at Korea Plaza. Winners Ng Kwan Yee, Muhammad Amirul Shawal and Ng Lay Chin; each won two AirAsia X return flight tickets to Busan, Korea worth more than RM6,000.

“We are happy to be part of this tri-party coalition between Standard Chartered Bank, AirAsia X and us, AirAsia BIG. We hope that we will have more of this joint coalition where we can offer Standard Chartered Bank's cardholders the opportunity to fly for free with AirAsia BIG when they apply for the Worldmiles MasterCard World Credit Card” said Alice Goh, CEO of AirAsia BIG. “With AirAsia BIG, we hope to make travel more attainable to Standard Chartered Bank's cardholders, with lower points redemption and access to exclusive AirAsia flight deals” she added.

“Recognising the rising travel trend among Malaysians, we are proud to be able to provide such opportunities to our cardholders who enjoy travelling and are also frequent travellers. With the robust growth in air travel, business and leisure travellers have become our target segment.” said Pramod Veturi, General Manager Retail Banking, Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia.

Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of AirAsia X said, “We are excited to be giving away 3 pairs of AirAsia X return flights to Busan for the contest winners. Busan is our 15th destination that is blessed with natural wonders, angelic sceneries, historical and cultural attractions for guests to experience. We are pleased to be playing a role in supporting our partners in promoting their products and as it would further offer a chance for guests to travel and experience AirAsia X's amazing destinations!”. Present on behalf of AirAsia X was Fares Azeem Kilpady, Head of Revenue, Sales & Distribution.

The “Apply and Fly BIG Contest” was held from 1 June to 31 August 2013 and was open to customers who applied for Standard Chartered WorldMiles MasterCard World Credit Card and AirAsia BIG membership from selected road shows.

Partnering with Standard Chartered Bank and AirAsia X, the contest organized by AirAsia BIG, the global loyalty programme of the World's Best Low-cost Airline saw more than 2,000 entries.

Meanwhile, AirAsia BIG members can look forward to more exciting promotions from the programme. To join, register at www.airasiabig.com


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