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AirAsia X celebrating the new aircraft type (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Pablo Diaz)

AirAsia X Reaffirms Its Commitment to the Airbus A330neo, Places Additional Orders

A quick-spreading rumor flew through the Airbus Media Chalet at Farnborough International Airshow Thursday morning: Air Asia was going to expand its current A330-900 order, which will position the company as the largest customer for the variant. A few minutes before HiFly's A380 reached Farnborough, AirAsia Co-Founder and AirAsia X Group Chief Executive Officer Kamarudin Meranun, Chairman of AirAsia X Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, and Airbus Chief Commercial Officer Eric Schulz gathered in a conference room for an expected announcement.…

AirAsia X Flight Forced to Turn Around Due to Technical…

Passengers on a recent AirAsia X flight from Perth, Australia to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia were in for a surprise on Sunday as the aircraft was forced to return to Perth while shaking like a "washing machine" for two hours, according to passengers. Passengers reported hearing a "huge bang" about two…