18-Aug-2011 10:06 AM

AirAsia meeting with Airbus to discuss A320 requirements; hopes for Penang LCCT

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes stated the carrier would soon announce a route to Manila and two new destinations in China (The Star, 18-Aug-2011). He said the airline requires more aircraft each year, with the CEO to meet with Airbus today (18-Aug-2011). He stated: “We need to lease more or buy classic A320s." He also stated the carrier is "hoping to get an LCCT in Penang or northern region and Langkawi.”