AirAsia X Set Record Sales in a Single Campaign

Sold over 300,000 seats within a week

SEPANG, 4 March 2014

AirAsia X, the long-haul, low fare airline affiliate of the AirAsia Group sets a new sales record for a single campaign which took place in conjunction with AirAsia’s Free Seats campaign recently, selling more than 300,000 seats. AirAsia X recorded a growth of 19% in revenue from its sales campaign for its long-haul destinations in Australia, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and China. The sale has broken all records from its previous campaigns.

AirAsia X Chief Executive Officer, Azran Osman-Rani lauded the achievement said, “This is amazing news. We are heartened by this record-breaking result, and are thrilled to deliver a new surge in tourist arrivals into Malaysia as well as the countries we fly to in the Asia Pacific Region. It’s remarkable that we are setting new records especially for destinations like Adelaide, Perth, Sydney and Kathmandu including our newly launched route; Nagoya. Following the footsteps of AirAsia, AirAsia X is blazing new trails, and revolutionizing the way travel plans are made.”

“AirAsia X will continue to focus in increasing flight frequencies and introducing new routes within our identified core markets by offering continuous low fares that we are renowned for. The airline will ensure continuous enhancement in our in-flight and product offerings along with exceptional service offerings. In time, we hope to provide a world class flying experience to our guests and will continue to expand further in the long-haul segment across the Asia Pacific region so that everyone can fly X-tra long to their dream destinations.”

In conjunction with our record breaking sales, and as a token of appreciation; AirAsia X is pleased to extend its low fare offerings to its guests with fares from as low as MYR 229* to Sri Lanka (Colombo), MYR299* to China (Hangzhou, Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai), Taiwan (Taipei), MYR 329* Japan (Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo), Korea (Busan, Seoul) and Nepal (Kathmandu) and MYR349* to Australia (Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Adelaide).

Guests who prefer to travel with extra comfort, can also experience our award winning premium flatbeds from as low as MYR 699* from Kuala Lumpur to China (Chengdu, Hangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai), Korea (Busan, Seoul), Taiwan (Taipei), Australia (Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Gold Coast), Nepal (Kathmandu), Sri Lanka (Colombo) and Japan (Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo).

Guests may also opt to book Fly-Thru flights within the AirAsia X network or onto the AirAsia Group network in conjunction with our sales. Fly-Thru destinations available include cities from countries in Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Nepal and Australia to our vast ASEAN destinations via the Kuala Lumpur hub. X-citing new flight connections are also available from Penang; Malaysia to Nagoya; Japan. Bookings are available online between 24 February to 16 March, 2014 for travel between 1 March, 2014 and 30 September, 2014. For more information, kindly log on to www.airasia.com.

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.

AirAsia X was awarded the World’s Best Low Cost Airline Premium Seat and the World's Best Low Cost Airline Premium Class titles at the 2013 Skytrax World Airline Awards which took place at the Paris Airshow. The AirAsia Group also received its 5th consecutive year title as the World’s Best and Asia’s Best Low Cost Airline at the 2013 Skytrax World Airline Awards.
For more information, please visit www.airasia.com

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