AirAsia X welcomes two brand new Airbus A330-300 aircraft

SEPANG, 2 JUNE 2016

  • AirAsia X Group’s fleet now stands at 31 aircraft
  • Final deliveries before taking delivery of the anticipated A330-900NEO in 2018

AirAsia X welcomed two brand new Airbus A330-300 aircraft into its fleet in Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) recently, bringing the airline group’s total fleet to 31 aircraft.

Both aircraft with the registration numbers 9M-XBA and 9M-XBB were delivered from the Airbus facility in Toulouse, France to Kuala Lumpur on 14th and 28th May 2016 respectively. These brand new aircraft will begin operating commercial flights for the airline almost immediately.

Benyamin Ismail, Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia X Berhad says, “These aircraft are the final two we will receive until our next delivery of the Airbus A330-900neo in 2018. We are very happy to have these two aircraft as part of the AirAsia X Berhad family as it gives us the right capacity to introduce more frequencies and connectivity into our route network."

The AirAsia X Group operates a 100% Airbus A330-300 fleet with an average fleet age of less than five years.

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