Travellers will now be able to book their rides to the airport a month ahead, following a partnership between AirAsia and Uber. The low cost carrier and ride-share service will be working together in 52 cities in 16 markets across Asia Pacific and the United States, where AirAsia operates and the Uber app is available.
Riders would be able to request or schedule rides up to 30 days in advance, when confirming, booking or checking in for AirAsia flights via web or mobile.
New Uber users would also get free or discounted rides if they enter the promo code “AIRASIA” when registering their account.
Riders will be able to:
- Request or schedule rides (up to 30 days in advance) when confirming, booking or checking in for AirAsia flights via web or mobile.
- Enjoy free or discounted rides if you are a new Uber user; just by registering your account and entering the promo code “AIRASIA”.
- Watch out for more exciting joint marketing efforts as a result of this partnership.
“Uber is thrilled to partner with AirAsia to offer customers exactly what they’re asking for – a seamless, affordable, and convenient travel experience. By working together, we can provide a service that allows customers to request their Uber ride to the airport in step with their itinerary and have their Uber driver partner waiting for them when their flight lands. So, whether you’re trying to get home to see your family, or heading to an important business meeting, your travel experience should be seamless, from door-to-door!” – Brooks Entwistle, Chief Business Officer, Asia Pacific
“AirAsia is always looking to complement its award-winning inflight experience with services outside the plane that meet our exacting standards. We have found the right ride partner in Uber. Working with Uber allows our guests to plan their entire trip from the moment they step out of their home right until they arrive at their destination, providing amazing travel comfort and peace of mind.” – Tony Fernandes, AirAsia Group Chief Executive Officer