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An AirAsia X Airbus A330-300 (Photo: Hisham Qadri/AirlineGeeks)

Indonesia AirAsia X Ceasing Scheduled Operations in January

Indonesia AirAsia X, a joint venture between Malaysian long-haul carrier AirAsia X and Indonesia AirAsia, has announced that it will be ceasing scheduled operations beginning January 2019. The carrier will still remain in operation but will operate as a non-scheduled commercial airline going forward. Indonesia AirAsia X was intended to operate as a long-haul carrier, but only operated two long-haul routes from Denpasar, Indonesia to Tokyo and Mumbai using two Airbus A330-300s. This announcement will not affect Indonesia AirAsia, as…

AirAsia X Eyes Move to Secondary Airports

Kuala Lumpur-based AirAsia X is looking to move a majority of its operations to secondary airports in 2018. By moving to secondary airports, airlines can save on expensive landing fees and slot fees while potentially receiving subsidies and creating an overall easier travel experience for their passengers. Passengers can still…