AirAsia confirms strategic plans

SYDNEY (Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation) - AirAsia CEO, Tony Fernandes, confirmed the following strategic plans and forecasts for the carrier:

  • Passenger numbers: Forecasts 8 million passengers in the 12 months ending 30-Jun-06, up 27%;
  • Fleet: Plans to exercise options for an additional 40 A320s, on top of 60 firm orders;

Network: Currently operates 53 routes and is likely to add another ten to its network over the next year, while focussing also on increasing frequency on existing routes.


Tony Fernandes, will be addressing the Centre's Indian Subcontinent & Middle East Low Cost Airline Symposium in Mumbai. Click the  icon below for more information.


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