airasia Super App launches e-wallet for seamless in-app payment

  • Allows users to reload, make payments for products on the app
  • Earn points, discounts for flights, ride bookings, food items

(From left) Chris Leong, CEO of Fass Payment Solutions, Mohamad Hafidz Mohd Fadzil, airasia Super App's chief fintech officer, Colin Currie, president (Commercial), Capital A, Amanda Woo, CEO of airasia Super App, Mohammad Razak Bin Abd Hamid, head of enterprise eayments, airasia Super App, and Joel Tay, CEO of Soft Space at the launch event of airasia pocket
airasia Super App has announced a brand new feature, the airasia pocket, which the company said is a closed-loop e-wallet that enables users to reload and make payments for products and services on the app

In a statement, the company said this will enable airasia pocket users to earn airasia points upon activation, apart from enjoying an extra 10% off all AirAsia flight bookings and 10x airasia points with every airasia food order on weekends. 

It said users can also book airasia rides and experience a smooth, seamless journey both in-app and on the road with its Super App’s closed-loop e-wallet, airasia pocket

airasia pocket is currently available to all airasia Super App users in Malaysia in the ringgit currency. It is easily accessible through the super app by setting up an airasia pocket account with a few simple steps, the company said.

Two types of airasia pocket accounts are available - the Lite and Pro.

The Lite account is recommended for everyday use with a wallet size limit of US$113 (RM500), while the Pro account is designed for higher value transactions with a wallet size of up to US$1,135 (RM4,999). 

According to airasia Super App, its airasia pocket’s features are developed by Fass Payment Solutions Sdn Bhd (Fasspay), a leading white-label e-wallet player and an approved e-money provider by Bank Negara Malaysia. 

This platform is designed to allow its partners to build and innovate on Fasspay’s full-stack payments platform and offer various payment and financial services to their customers, the company said.

Mohamad Hafidz Mohd Fadzil, airasia Super App's chief fintech officer, said as fintech and neobanks continue to reshape the financial landscape in Malaysia and across ASEAN, airasia Super App is continuing to be an industry disruptor and is expand its fintech services which enables app users to make faster payment for products and services within the Super App ecosystem. 

“This includes payments for flights and hotel bookings, as well as on airasia food, airasia grocer, airasia xpress, or when booking a ride through airasia ride.

“By working with our partner Fasspay, users can have peace of mind as this new feature is completely secure, fully compliant, and licensed by Bank Negara Malaysia," he added.

Amanda Woo, chief executive officer (CEO) of airasia Super App, said, “This is the final step in closing the loop for the whole airasia ecosystem, which will draw out the true superpower of the airasia Super App.”  

“airasia pocket is now a more accessible, faster, and rewarding way to pay for anything within the airasia ecosystem and will facilitate better user experiences. 

“Having airasia pocket also provides more significant insights into customer behaviour which will assist us in giving better value and more quality services to all our app users,” Amanda said. 

Fasspay CEO Chris Leong said the organisation is honoured to be a partner in airasia Super App’s fintech journey and will continue to support its aspiration to grow regionally and globally. 

“Fasspay’s mission is to enable our partners, such as airasia Super App, to realise their vision by using this wallet-as-a-service to extend their financial services. This partnership is just the beginning for Fasspay as our ultimate aim is to avail this full-stack payments platform to other customers both small and large globally,” he said.

Currently, top-ups for airasia pocket are available via Online Banking (FPX), with more options to be added in the future. 

For a seamless and enhanced experience, download your airasia Super App from the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, or Huawei AppGallery.


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