MALAYSIA: AirAsia X expands services downunder

AirAsia X’s inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne launched what the carrier described as “a new era of international air travel” between the two destinations. The four flights a week service employs a new wide-bodied Airbus A330-300. AirAsia X now services three Australian destinations – Melbourne, Perth (six weekly) and the Gold Coast (four […]


AirAsia X’s inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne launched what the carrier described as “a new era of international air travel” between the two destinations. The four flights a week service employs a new wide-bodied Airbus A330-300.

AirAsia X now services three Australian destinations – Melbourne, Perth (six weekly) and the Gold Coast (four weekly). The airline also operates five flights a week between Kuala Lumpur and Shanghai.

AirAsia X rides on the back of affiliate AirAsia’s regional network in Southeast Asia and China. AirAsia has over 105 routes to 60 destinations in most Asian cities.