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AirAsia Launches Future Of Long-Haul Fleet

AirAsia officially welcomed its first two Airbus A330neo aircraft, the future of its long-haul fleet, by hosting a ceremonial event at Don Mueang Airport here today. The two aircraft, registration numbers HS-XJA and HS-XJB, are now based in Don Mueang Airport and will operate scheduled services to key destinations throughout Asia Pacific, facilitating growth of […]

AirAsia receives its first A330neo

AirAsia has taken delivery of its first A330neo aircraft, to be operated by its long-haul affiliate AirAsia X Thailand. The aircraft was delivered via lessor Avolon and is the first of two A330neos set to join the airline’s fleet by the end of the year. With its enhanced economics, the A330neo will bring a step-change […]

AirAsia upsizes A320neo order to larger A321neo

AirAsia will upsize its future Airbus single-aisle fleet, converting 253 orders for the A320neo to the larger A321neo version. The change will enable AirAsia to offer higher capacity in response to ongoing strong demand across its network. AirAsia becomes the world’s largest customer for the A321neo. AirAsia Group Berhad Executive Chairman Datuk Kamarudin Meranun said, […]

UFC and AirAsia deliver first-time Octagon® Branding for UFC® 229: Khabib vs McGregor Partnership

UFC® the world’s premier mixed martial arts organisation continues to push the boundaries with AirAsia as its brand partnership takes on new life via the biggest fight in MMA history, as UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (26-0, fighting out of Dagestan, Russia) battles former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor (21-3, fighting out of Dublin, Ireland) […]

AirAsia X and Safran Landing Systems inked MRO deal

AirAsia X CEO Benyamin Ismail (centre left) and Safran Landing Systems Singapore Managing Director Shang Cheow Beng (centre right) announced the signing of a Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service contract for 24 Airbus A330 aircraft on 4th May. Also present were management team from both Safran and AirAsia X. The contract covers complete overhaul […]

AirAsia to establish Chinese LCC

AirAsia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Everbright and Henan Government Working Group to establish a low-cost carrier (LCC) in China. It outlines how the parties will incorporate a joint venture to be known as AirAsia (China) for the purposes of operating a low-cost aviation business based in Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan […]

AirAsia targets 20% ancillary revenue growth – strategy to be revealed at FTE Ancillary, Dublin, 26-27 June

AirAsia’s Chief Data & Digital Officer, Nikunj Shanti, who is driving the LCC’s commercial product strategy, will join airline ancillary leaders from all over the world at Future Travel Experience Ancillary in Dublin this June. In late 2016, AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes revealed plans to turn AirAsia into a fully-fledged “digital airline”. He said: […]