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Breaking Travel News interview: Riad Asmat, chief executive, AirAsia Malaysia

Breaking Travel News interview: Riad Asmat, chief executive, AirAsia Malaysia

18 October 2019 Videos

Breaking Travel News chats with Riad Asmat, chief executive for AirAsia in Malaysia, as the airline is recognised with the title of Asia’s Leading Low-Cost Airline by voters at the World Travel Awards. Speaking in Vietnam, he tells us about what is happening at the carrier this year and how the trophy will help develop the brand further.

AirAsia X places 42 plane order with Airbus

AirAsia X places 42 plane order with Airbus

1 September 2019 Airline News

AirAsia X has finalised a firm order with Airbus for an additional 12 A330-900 and 30 A321XLR aircraft. The contract was signed by Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, chairman of AirAsia X, and Guillaume Faury, chief executive of Airbus in Kuala Lumpur earlier.

AirAsia welcomes first A330neo to Thailand fleet

AirAsia welcomes first A330neo to Thailand fleet

12 August 2019 Airline News

AirAsia has taken delivery of its first A330neo aircraft, to be operated by its long-haul affiliate AirAsia X Thailand. The aircraft was delivered via lessor Avolon and is the first of two A330neos set to join the airline’s fleet by the end of the year.

Tony Fernandes, founder, AirAsia

Tony Fernandes, founder, AirAsia

14 December 2017 Videos

Recognised as the World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline by the World Travel Awards, AirAsia founder Tony Fernandes here tells Breaking Travel News just what it is that separates the carrier from its competitors in the region and around the world.

Spencer Lee, commercial director, AirAsia

Spencer Lee, commercial director, AirAsia

10 November 2017 Videos

AirAsia commercial director Spencer Lee tells Breaking Travel News about the airline, how it is seeking to revolutionise travel in the region, and how important the UK has become as a source market. He also tells us how significant it is has been to be recognised by the World Travel Awards.

First Tianjin-assembled A320neo delivered to AirAsia

First Tianjin-assembled A320neo delivered to AirAsia

26 October 2017 Airline News

AirAsia has taken delivery of the first A320neo assembled at the Airbus Final Assembly Line Asia at a dedicated ceremony in Tianjin, China. The aircraft, powered by CFM LEAP-1A engines, seats comfortably 186 passengers and is equipped with the innovative Space-Flex cabin.