just to let anyone who is interested know- i was very worried that we would miss our connecting flight with AirAsia in KL (connect to HCMC) as we had only 2 1/4 hours inbetween flights- we had so much spare time- enough to collect checked luggage which i thought i'd better take to carry hairspray, shaving cream etc.,) walk around- check out all the eateries, have some breakfast, change some money- and still had a 40 odd minute wait until we boarded our flight.
I'd also like to say, that every year we travel at least once (sometimes twice) to Asia and our airline of choice has always been SingaporeAir- well, no more - the AirAsia flight was truly excellent. We obviously had the new seats- they were very comfortable imho- plenty of leg room- enough tilt (or whatever you call it) the service was excellent with lovely smily atendants- the food was yummy (we purchased on the second leg)
actually the only complaint i could possibly make was that about 2 hours into the flight, which left at 1am- there was a very loud message over the speakers - which woke me up-
By the way, another interesting point - not sure whether it was because we had a small check in luggage as well as our two small cases which we took onboard- but, they did not weigh nor measure our little pull-on cases- neither did they check our liquids and gels bag (which was as requested in a see through plastic bag) I never even took it out of my bag to show anyone and no-one asked to see it- it just went through the x-ray with everything else in my bag.
when we arrived at the terminal- i seemed like there were hundreds of passengers, and yet, when I woke up early in the morning and wandered up to the back, there were so many vacant seats, and loads and loads of people stretched out on all three seats- they must have had a wonderful even more comfortable journey.
so, I must say AirAsia rocks!!!