The launch of Malaysia-based AirAsia, with just two aircraft operating six domestic routes in early 2002, set in motion an LCC phenomenon that has swept across the region, taking no prisoners in its inexorable march, especially in Southeast Asia.  Today, AirAsia is to some extent a victim of its own success, vying for market share in a region now densely populated with LCCs. But as one of the pioneers, it feels it has stolen a march on most of its would-be rivals. Speaking with ATW at ...

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