AirAsia X is to increase its current flights to
Sydney and Melbourne from 12 weekly flights and Perth from its
current 9 weekly flights to 14 flights a week.
The double daily
flights from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne will start on 1 October
2013; and to Sydney and Perth on 25 November 2013 effectively.
the airline has carried over 3.4 million passengers to and from
its Australian routes since it began operations in Australia in
2007. Australia contributes over 40% of the airline’s total
revenue, with an average of 83% passenger load in the first half
of 2013,” said Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of AirAsia X. “We are delighted to increase the current flights
to double daily flights on our Australian routes. Our flights from
Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Melbourne and Perth routes have performed
extremely well and the new double daily services will help meet
To celebrate the double daily flights, AirAsia X is offering a
“Buy 1, Fly 2” sale which allows travellers to book with a friend and
split one fare.
The sale is available for online
bookings until 1 September 2013 for the travel
period for departures from Kuala Lumpur between 1 October 2013 and
5 August 2014; and Perth and Sydney departures from 25 November
2013 to 5 August 2014.
In one of AirAsia X’s best deals
yet, two people can fly from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Melbourne and
Perth from as low as MYR 599 one way.
deals are available from as low as MYR 699 from Penang to Perth.
Travellers may also opt for other fly-thru deals that include
services from AirAsia X other destinations such as from China and
Korea to Melbourne, Sydney and Perth via the Kuala Lumpur hub.
Fly-thru service allows guests to seamlessly purchase two flight
sectors and connect via Kuala Lumpur.
recently announced its entry into Adelaide, with four weekly
flights to its hub in Kuala Lumpur set to begin 31 October 2013
and a return to seven flights a week on the Gold Coast.
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