AirAsia has decided to upsize its future Airbus
single aisle fleet, converting 253 orders for the A320neo to the
larger A321neo version.
The change will enable the airline to
offer higher capacity in response to ongoing strong demand across
The change also means that AirAsia has become the world’s largest customer for the
In total, AirAsia has placed orders for 592 A320
Family aircraft. Following the upsizing, AirAsia’s backlog with
Airbus includes 353 A321neo.
To date, the airline has taken
delivery of 224 A320 Family aircraft, flying out of its bases in
Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines and Thailand.