MALAYSIA: AirAsia X in London by 2008

Long- haul, low-cost carrier, AirAsia X, is expected to launch its maiden fl ight to Stansted, London by end-2008, Bernama reported, citing its chief executive offi cer, Azran Osman Rani. Speaking to reporters after the welcoming reception for AirAsia’s new Airbus A330-300, he said the company had already secured the landing rights for the London […]


Long- haul, low-cost carrier, AirAsia X, is expected to launch its maiden fl ight to Stansted, London by end-2008, Bernama reported, citing its chief executive offi cer, Azran Osman Rani.

Speaking to reporters after the welcoming reception for AirAsia’s new Airbus A330-300, he said the company had already secured the landing rights for the London destination and would fl y on a daily basis using the A340.

The company plans to fl y to Australia and China by end of next month with the arrival of its fi rst leased long-haul A330-300 aircraft at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport’s low-cost carrier terminal.