Middle East Growth For AirAsia Group

Southeast Asian low cost carrier giant AirAsia group has outlined its plans for expansion in the Middle East. Kuala Lumpur-based AirAsia X and Bangkok-based Thai AirAsia X have announced new routes from their respective hubs to Tehran, with the latter also introducing new flights to Muscat.   The Iranian Connection Following the easing of sanctions … Continue reading

Scoot Unveils Special-Liveried Jet, Inaugurates Osaka Services

Singapore-based low cost carrier Scoot recently welcomed its newest Boeing 787 Dreamliner, in-time for the launch of its new Osaka services.   SG50-themed Jet First Special Livery for Airline Unveiled to the public after a quiet arrival under the cover of darkness and a 7-day painting operation, Scoot’s latest Dreamliner carries a special livery in … Continue reading

AirAsia India Takes Off, Eyes Growth Amid Difficult Landscape

AirAsia India, the latest affiliate carrier to join the AirAsia Group, completed its maiden flight today with promises of more seats and low fares. Flight I5 1320 took off from Bangalore at 1510 hrs, arriving in Goa an hour later at 1625 hrs, with the bright red Airbus A320 cutting a striking figure at the … Continue reading

AirAsia Group Completes Move To KLIA2

Regional low cost giant AirAsia Group has completed the move to the new KLIA2 from its old Low-Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) base at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Coinciding with the move, affiliate company Tune Hotels has also opened a new hotel at KLIA2 and closed its existing property at the LCCT.   New Home for … Continue reading

AirAsia X To Launch Adelaide Flights

Long-haul, low cost carrier AirAsia X has revealed plans to launch flights between Kuala Lumpur and Adelaide. The announcement comes as welcome news for travellers in the South Australian city, which lost a vital international link when Qantas ceased overseas flying operations in Adelaide earlier this year.   From 31 October 2013, the airline will … Continue reading