AirAsia apologises, drops 'Get off in Thailand' promotion

AirAsia apologises, drops 'Get off in Thailand' promotion

The AirAsia advertisement, seen on a Brisbane bus, with the message
The AirAsia advertisement, seen on a Brisbane bus, with the message "Get off in Thailand" as shown in a social media post by the Australia-based activist group Collective Shout.

International media reported on Tuesday that AirAsia had apologised for and removed its "Get off in Thailand" advertisements posted in Australia and intended to promote direct flights between Brisbane, in Queensland, and Bangkok.

Media organisations, many based in Australia, said the move was in response to a complaint from the activist group Collective Shout .

The group complained that the message on the advertisements appealed to sex tourists.

AirAsia has preiously announced it will launch the direct service in June.


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