BG777300ER
Topic Author
Posts: 375
Joined: Sun Mar 06, 2005 3:22 am

AirAsia Malaysia vs Indonesia: Safety

Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:57 am

Looking to book an AirAsia (Malaysia) ticket from KUL to HKG.

I noticed AirAsia Malaysia has a 5/7 safety rating, while AirAsia Indonesia (had accident over Java Sea few years back) has a 2/7.

I know AirAsia Indonesia is a subsidiary of AirAisa Malaysia and they are separate entities. When it comes to safety, do they follow different procedures/standards (Malaysian vs Indonesian standards, etc)? What is the overall safety of AirAsia Malaysia, and any concerns booking it?
 
george77300
Posts: 144
Joined: Sat May 06, 2017 8:33 pm

Re: AirAsia Malaysia vs Indonesia: Safety

Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:09 pm

They will (or should) have the same safety rating. They fly the same aircraft. They are safe, as are pretty much all airlines now. Sometimes after an accident some biased sources say an airline is not safe. After MH370,MH17 everyone and some sites said MH was unsafe and this isn't the case. I would not have any concerns.
A306 A313 A319 A320 A321 A332 A333 A343 A345 A346 A388

B712 B733 B734 B735 B738 B742 B744 B752 B763 B772 B77E B773 B77W
 
User avatar
flee
Posts: 337
Joined: Mon Oct 12, 2009 8:14 am

Re: AirAsia Malaysia vs Indonesia: Safety

Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:48 am

Yes. AirAsia Malaysia (AK/AXM) is safe - they operate some of their newest aircraft (A320 Neo) on the KUL-HKG route.
 
User avatar
afterburner
Posts: 1093
Joined: Mon Jun 13, 2005 11:38 am

Re: AirAsia Malaysia vs Indonesia: Safety

Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:30 pm

Indonesia AirAsia is not on the list of airlines that are banned by the European Union. So, it's safe to say that this airline is conform to European Union safety standards.

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: BNAOWB, fi622 and 2 guests

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos