AIRASIA X will increase its services from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne, Taipei and Chengdu from May 1, 2013.
With this change, daily flights to Melbourne will grow to nine times a week. From July, the frequency will rise to 12 a week.
Daily flights to Taipei will also be ramped up to 10 a week, and double daily services will commence from July 1.
Flights to Chengdu will increase from its current five a week to six. By July 1, the link will be made a daily service.
AirAsia X CEO, Azran Osman-Rani, said, “Our increase in flight frequency is testament to our commitment in offering guests a more flexible flight schedule to suit (their) travel needs and preferences. AirAsia X is responding to the encouraging demand for Melbourne, Chengdu and Taipei, which has recorded a strong average passenger load in excess of 80 per cent in 2012.”
“AirAsia X remains focused in strengthening the network of its core markets in Australia, Japan, (South) Korea, China and Taiwan, and the increase in flight frequencies would further solidify our position in our key markets.”