AirAsia X will launch flights between Adelaide
and Kuala Lumpur on 30th October 2013.
Adelaide will be
AirAsia X’s fifth Australian destination after the Gold Coast,
Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.
The new route will be operated by
Airbus A330-300 aircraft with a seating capacity of 377.
“We are thrilled to announce that AirAsia X is finally jetting
into Adelaide, which means now every Adelaidian can fly to South
East Asia and beyond and vice versa,” said AirAsia X CEO, Azran
Osman-Rani. “Australia is one of our core
markets where AirAsia X will see its wings expand and the Adelaide
route has been a priority. Our goal since launching our first
Australian service on the Gold Coast in 2007 was to operate in the
five major states, and we are proud to have accomplished this
within six years ... We are very excited to finally touch
down in South Australia and bring some much needed competition to
AirAsia X will increase its flight frequencies
to daily services during peak periods between December and
February from Kuala Lumpur.
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