Tag: AirAsia X

AirAsia X Orders 34 More A330neo

Reading Time: 2 minutes AirAsia X has placed an order with Airbus for an additional 34 A330neo widebody aircraft. The order was announced at the Farnborough Air Show in the UK by Kamarudin Meranun, AirAsia Co-Founder and AirAsia X Group Chief Executive Officer, Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, Chairman of AirAsia X and Eric Schulz, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. The […]

Australian Airport To Investigate Bird-Strike On AirAsia X

Reading Time: 1 minute The Gold Coast Airport in Queensland, Australia is working with relevant parties to investigate a bird-strike incident that is believed to have damaged an AirAsia X plane last night. After confirming the incident, the airport said it has a comprehensive programme in place to limit the risk of such collisions that are potentially disastrous to […]

AirAsia X A330 Engine Shuts Down In Flight After Severe Vibrations

Reading Time: 1 minute AirAsia X Airbus A330 was performing flight from Perth to Kuala Lumpur with 359 people on board when the left hand engine (Trent 772) suffered a blade fracture, ingested the blade resulting in severe damage in engine core and severe vibrations. The crew shut the engine down, drifted the aircraft down to FL200 and returned […]

AirAsia X Net Profit Down 94% In 1Q

Reading Time: 1 minute Long-haul, low-cost carrier (LCC) AirAsia X reported a first-quarter net profit of MYR10.3 million ($2.3 million), down 94% compared to net profit of MYR179.5 million ($42 million) in the year-ago quarter. First-quarter operating revenue was up 22% to MYR1.2 million and operating profit fell 43% year-over-year (YOY) to MYR60.3 million. Passengers carried rose 33%, lifting load […]