AirAsia’s campaign promoting the budget carrier's new route between Brisbane and Bangkok has been pulled after it was accused of promoting sex tourism in Thailand. Photo: Twitter / @MelLiszewski
Mercedes Hutton
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Is AirAsia promoting sex tourism with ad inviting passengers to ‘Get off in Thailand’?

  • In campaign for new Brisbane to Bangkok route, budget carrier seemed to equate disembarking from an aeroplane with sexual gratification
  • Thailand’s sex tourism industry is no laughing matter, with sex workers particularly vulnerable to human rights abuses

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AirAsia’s campaign promoting the budget carrier's new route between Brisbane and Bangkok has been pulled after it was accused of promoting sex tourism in Thailand. Photo: Twitter / @MelLiszewski
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