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CAPA TV | December 2, 2020

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AirAsia X

AirAsia X Malaysia Postpones First A330-900neo Delivery Until 2Q2020

March 13, 2019 |

AirAsia X Malaysia CEO Benyamin Ismail talks about the airline’s decision to postpone delivery of its first A330-900neo to 2Q2020 and lingering concerns with the Trent 7000 engine. AirAsia X announced in Jul-2018 an increase to its A330-900neo from 66 to … Read More

AirAsia X Drops Auckland But Will Relook At Resuming Expansion To Australia/New Zealand

December 10, 2018 |

AirAsia X CEO Benyamin Ismail discusses the upcoming suspension of services to Auckland and how the Australia market is performing. Mr Ismail cites intense competition and low yields on the Gold Coast-Auckland sector in deciding to drop its only New … Read More

AirAsia X CEO Update

November 23, 2017 |

AirAsia X CEO Benjyamin Ismail discusses the long haul low cost airline’s plans for expanding the network and fleet in 2018. AirAsia X Malaysia intends to add two to three second hand A330-300ceos in 2018 and take delivery of its … Read More

AirAsia X Group Reports 7th Consecutive Quarterly Profit

September 12, 2017 |

AirAsia X today reported its seventh consecutive quarterly profit in 2Q2017. Net profit of MYR47.4 million (USD11.1 million) was a result of foreign exchange gains and deferred tax. Revenue increased 17% year-on-year to MYR1 billion (USD234 million), mainly driven by … Read More

AirAsia X CEO Update

November 24, 2016 |

AirAsia X CEO Benyamin Ismail discusses the fleet plan for 2017 including the possibility of brining in a new aircraft type to support the resumption of flights to Europe. He also discusses the performance of new routes launched in 2016 … Read More

AirAsia X Update

August 8, 2016 |

AirAsia X is launching several new destinations in 2016 and adding capacity to several existing destinations. AirAsia X Head of Commercial Arik De discusses how some of the new markets are performing, including Auckland and Tehran. He also talks about … Read More

CAPA LCC Airports Congress 2015

October 1, 2015 |

LCCs now account for more than one in four airline seats worldwide, whereas within Southeast Asia close to three in every five seats are now produced by LCCs. In virtually every region worldwide, LCCs are the growth engine within the … Read More

AirAsia X CEO Update

September 20, 2015 |

AirAsia X Acting CEO Benyamin Ismail discusses initial sales on the new Kuala Lumpur-Sapporo route and provides an update on securing approvals for Kuala Lumpur-Osaka-Honolulu, which the long-haul low-cost carrier now aims to launch in Dec-2015. AirAsia X has slowed … Read More

AirAsia X CEO Update

March 15, 2015 |

Malaysia AirAsia (MAA) and sister long-haul LCC Malaysia AirAsia X (MAAX) are shrinking their fleets in 2015 while adopting a new capacity and pricing strategy. Both carriers are trying to restore yields, which plummeted in late 2013 and 2014 due to intense competition and overcapacity in the Malaysian market.

MAA is … Read More


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