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  • AirAsia X takes five more A330neos in firmed order

    Long-haul budget carrier AirAsia X has added another five Airbus A330neo jets to its previous commitment for 50, and firmed the entire order.

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  • IN FOCUS: Mobile devices bring a sea change for IFE

    With security and logistical issues resolved, the cost benefits of consumer devices for in-flight entertainment are...

  • AirAsia X to re-enter long-haul market with A350s

    AirAsia X will concentrate on the medium-haul market, and relook the long-haul segment only after it receives its first...

  • AirAsia X adapts training after A330 descent incidents

    AirAsia X has developed a specific simulator training session addressing Australia's Gold Coast airport approach after...

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  • INTERIORS: Geven offers sofas for economy passengers

    News | 15 Apr 2015 15:12 | Kerry Reals

    Italian manufacturer Geven is offering airlines its Piuma Sofa concept, which could allow them to cash in on empty economy-class seats by turning rows into beds and selling them to passengers who wish to lie down.
  • ANALYSIS: Malaysia country report January-March 2015

    News | 10 Apr 2015 01:02 | Firdaus Hashim

    The first three months of 2015 in Malaysia saw the birth of a new carrier, big moves in the AirAsia X boardroom, and more clarity about the future of Malaysia Airlines.
  • ANALYSIS: No land of smiles for NokScoot, Thai AirAsia X

    News | 09 Apr 2015 06:47 | Greg Waldron

    Military coups are rarely good things, but Thai generals’ suspension of democracy last year was supposed to have a silver lining for airlines in the form of more tourists following the end of civil unrest. ICAO’s concerns with Thai aviation safety standards mean the bad news is back – especially for long-haul, low-cost carriers NokScoot and Thai AirAsia X.
  • ​ANALYSIS: Indonesia country report January-March 2015

    News | 08 Apr 2015 05:50 | Firdaus Hashim

    The first three months of 2015 in Indonesia saw the belated birth of Indonesia AirAsia X, new airport plans from Lion, and a big loss at Garuda.
  • AirAsia X plans first US route to Honolulu

    News | 06 Apr 2015 18:23 | Edward Russell

    ​AirAsia X plans to begin its first flights to the USA in November, with a direct route to Honolulu from its Kuala Lumpur base.
  • ANALYSIS: Asia-Pacific airline market review March 2015

    News | 06 Apr 2015 06:31

    Passenger load factor increased almost a point among Asia-Pacific airlines in February, traffic data collected by Flightglobal shows.