AirAsia is giving away free air tickets* to Kuala Lumpur and Phuket in a ‘Shot from the Wing’ competition to celebrate the launch of their Singapore-Kuala Lumpur route, which starts on 1st February. Successfully netting a shot from designated locations on court will win 10 lucky fans one (1) return ticket each to the two popular Asian travel destinations, courtesy of the award-winning AirAsia, Airline of the Year 2007. AirAsia’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Dato Tony Fernandes, will be present to personally award the prizes.
January 2008 – Following their narrow loss to the Cairns Taipans last Sunday, the Singapore Slingers will be looking to redeem themselves when they take on the struggling South Dragons on Wednesday, 30 January at the Singapore Indoor Stadium at 7.30pm.
The Slingers, who are playing the Melbourne Tigers away this Saturday, are sure to be revved up for their game against the Dragons. This electrifying match sponsored by Air Asia is expected to kick into high gear and whip the Singapore Indoor Stadium crowd into a frenzy, with some fabulous prizes up for grabs.
AirAsia is giving away free air tickets* to Kuala Lumpur and Phuket in a ‘Shot from the Wing’ competition to celebrate the launch of their Singapore-Kuala Lumpur route, which starts on 1st February. Successfully netting a shot from designated locations on court will win 10 lucky fans one (1) return ticket each to the two popular Asian travel destinations, courtesy of the award-winning AirAsia, Airline of the Year 2007. AirAsia’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Dato Tony Fernandes, will be present to personally award the prizes. (*excluding taxes, fuel surcharges and admin charges)
In addition, fans of Taiwanese heartthrob Jay Chou are also in for a treat this Wednesday with a joint-promotion between the Slingers and Scorpio East, movie promoters of his upcoming movie Kung Fu Dunk, in which the popular star plays an orphaned boy who grew up in a kung fu university and discovers his talents as a basketball player.
In all, a total of 10 pairs of gala premiere movie tickets for Kung Fu Dunk will be up for grabs during the match against the Dragons. The movie gala premiere, which will be graced by the superstar himself on Sunday, 3 February, is exclusive only to invited guests and tickets will not be on sale to the public.
This Wednesday’s match will also be one of the last chances to register for the Slingers’ Million Dollar Shot contest. To qualify for this mega promotion held at the finale on Wednesday 13 February, fans have to answer a simple question during the Slingers–South Dragons match. The season finale will see the Slingers take on the Adelaide 36ers, during which one lucky fan will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to shoot for a cool SGD$1,000,000 at half time.
About Air Asia
With the tagline ‘now everyone can fly’, AirAsia’s low fare, no frill philosophy is aimed to make flying affordable and convenient for everyone, introducing several ‘firsts’ in Asia to fulfil their commitment to AirAsia passengers. Its accolades include being the first in Asia to introduce innovative services like online ticketing (in 2002), and the first airline in the world to introduce SMS booking (in 2003), as well as the introduction of Xpress Boarding, their new priority boarding service. Air Asia has also won several awards since their inception six years ago, most recently winning the endorsement of Manchester United Football Club to become their official low cost carrier, winning Airline of the Year from the Centre of Asia Pacific Aviation, as well as winning the World Airline Award for Best Low Cost Carrier in Asia. The airline today is proud to be a truly ASEAN airline with its network stretching across 10 ASEAN countries, now including Singapore. For more
information, please log on to www.airasia.com.
About the National Basketball League
The NBL was formed in 1979 and is currently entering its 30th season of competition. Although originally just based in Australia, it now includes teams in New Zealand (the New Zealand Breakers) and Asia (the Singapore Slingers). It is recognized worldwide as one of the premier elite men’s professional basketball competitions and has helped Australia’s rise as a global basketball power (currently ranked second overall by FIBA). The NBL has produced such household names as Andrew Gaze, Shane ‘The Hammer’ Heal and ‘Slammin” Sam Mackinnon. The competition features 13 teams, including such iconic Australian sporting brands as the Melbourne Tigers, Sydney Kings, Adelaide 36ers, Perth Wildcats and Brisbane Bullets. Games are shown live each week on Fox Sports in Australia and Maori TV in New Zealand as well as on the Nine Network, WIN TV and Sky Sports. More details on the NBL can be found at www.nbl.com.au