Friday, June 14, 2013

Flight deals by AirAsia X for IPO celebration

Malaysian low-cost, long-haul carrier AirAsia X is AirAsia's long-haul counterpart that focuses on flights which are of four hours or more in distance. AirAsia and AirAsia X are separate legal entities operating different business models, but utilize the same branding. The company has launched its prospectus on June 10 2013 for its Initial Public Offering (“IPO”) pursuant to the Company’s listing on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia”) in July 2013.

To celebrate this achievement, AirAsia X will be offering promotional fares to its long-haul destinations with fares from as low as MYR 169* to Korea (Seoul, Busan), MYR 179* to China (Chengdu, Hangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai), MYR 199* to Taiwan (Taipei), MYR 229* to Japan (Osaka, Tokyo), MYR 249* to Australia (Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast) and MYR 299* to Nepal (Kathmandu).

Guests who prefer to travel with extra comfort, can also experience our premium flatbeds from as low as MYR 799* from Kuala Lumpur to China (Chengdu, Hangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai), Korea (Seoul, Busan), Taiwan (Taipei), Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Gold Coast), Nepal (Kathmandu) and Japan (Osaka, Tokyo).

Fly-Thru promotional deals are available from as low as MYR 289* from Penang to Busan. Other exciting fly-thru deals include services from AirAsia X destinations such as China, Australia, Japan and Korea via the Kuala Lumpur hub to our vast ASEAN destinations leveraging on AirAsia’s low cost carrier network.

The promotional fares are available for online bookings from today to 16 June, 2013 for the travel period between 1 January, 2014 to 30 April, 2014. For more details, log on to

Azran Osman- Rani said “Our upcoming listing is a big milestone for us in AirAsia X and to commemorate the event, we are delighted to extend our promotional fares to our guests. Our destinations have so much to offer- from exciting cuisines, UNESCO heritage sites and unique cultures to adventurous skiing, surfing, mountain climbing activities that would make the perfect holiday getaways for families, friends, honeymooners, backpackers and independent travelers.”

Flight deals by AirAsia X

 Azran also added “We are confident that the travel demand will be strong and hope many will take the opportunity and use both AirAsia X and AirAsia as a gateway to the many exotic, far-flung destinations across the region.”

AirAsia X was the first long-haul, low fare carrier to introduce Premium Flatbed seats, which have standard business class specifications of 20” width, 60” pitch and stretch out to 77” in full recline position.
The Premium flatbeds feature universal power sockets, adjustable headrests and built-in personal utilities such as tray table, drink holder, reading light and privacy screen. Premium seat guests also enjoy premium complimentary products and services including Pick A Seat, Priority Check-in, Priority Boarding, Priority Baggage, 25kg Baggage Allowance, Complimentary Meal and Pillow & Duvet.

On top of that, AirAsia X recently introduced the “Quiet Zone” cabin on all its long-haul flights across China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Australia and Nepal. The new service enhancement is exclusively for guests who are above age 12. The “Quiet Zone” cabin features a new ambiance with soft lighting, offering a more relaxing cabin atmosphere, which will ensure a more pleasant journey for our guests.

AirAsia X has expanded their ancillary offerings to include the Red Carpet service, a special service for those seeking for a more personalised check in experience at the Kuala Lumpur Low Cost Carrier Terminal. The Red Carpet Service includes a dedicated check-in counter, priority baggage tagging and loading, access to the Plaza Premium lounge at LCCT, fast track immigration, security clearance and priority boarding with buggy service to the bay (subject to aircraft parking bay distance) which includes priority baggage delivery upon arrival.

(1) Based on comparisons of cost per available seat kilometre (“CASK”) and CASK (excluding fuel) performed against the top 10 full- service carrier (“FSCs”) and LCCs by operating revenue based in the Asia Pacific region and the averages of the top 10 FSCs and LCCs by operating revenue based in Europe and North America, according to the Independent Market Research Report by Strategic Airport Planning Ltd dated 22 May 2013 (“S-A-P Report”).

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