Male’ Maldives, 29th September 2022 – Following the announcement by the Malaysian government that face masks are no longer mandatory on flights, AirAsia Malaysia (AK) has exempted the use of face masks on its flights effective immediately.
The use of face masks on board flights is optional for AirAsia Malaysia (AK) guests, unless they are travelling to or from destinations that require a face mask. Guests who wish to wear a face mask on board may continue to do so.
With safety as its highest priority, AirAsia will continue to operate with the strictest safety standards. All of its aircraft are equipped with powerful HEPA filters that remove 99.99% of dust particles and airborne contaminants including viruses and bacteria. The cabin air is completely refreshed every three minutes to ensure the highest possible quality of air throughout flights.
AirAsia will continue to update the guidelines on the use of face masks on board for all other markets that its operate in as it returns to the skies.