Tag: AirAsia X

First A330neo Supplements AirAsia Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute AirAsia has received its first Airbus A330neo aircraft through the leasing company Avolon. The new widebody will be operated by AirAsia X Thailand, a long-haul affiliate of AirAsia. According to Airbus, one more aircraft of this type is scheduled to be delivered to the airline by the end of this year. The statement says that […]

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 […]