AirAsia free flights for Olympics medalists from Asean

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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 24): AirAsia Bhd said it would reward Rio 2016 Olympics gold medallists from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) with free flights for life.

In a statement today, budget airline AirAsia said it would also give silver medallists five years of free flights, while bronze medallists would get to travel free on AirAsia for two years.

"Eligible athletes will be able to fly to any of the more than 120 destinations within AirAsia and AirAsia X's extensive network in Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa," AirAsia said.
 
At Bursa Malaysia, AirAsia shares fell 19 sen or 6% at 3:57 p.m. to RM3.03, for a market value of RM8.32 billion. The stock saw some 42 million shares traded.