13-Apr-2010 8:10 AM

AirAsia X ramps up capacity to Melbourne & Perth, after Sydney rights delay

AirAsia X announced (12-Apr-2010) plans to increase Kuala Lumpur-Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur-Perth frequency to twice daily on 01-Jul-2010, due to "year-round consistently strong load factors" and its failure to gain rights to operate services to Sydney. Melbourne Airport welcomed (12-Apr-2010) the announcement. [more] Indonesia AirAsia meanwhile plans to increase Denpasar-Perth frequency to three times daily on 01-Jun-2010 - see Route Changes Table for more information (The West Australian, 13-Apr-2010). [more]