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AirAsia X Adds Fly-Thru destinations from X-citing Colombo

Offering guests’ fly-thru convenience to Singapore and Bangkok!

SEPANG, 21 April 2014 – AirAsia X, the long-haul, low fare airline affiliate of the AirAsia Group adds Singapore and Bangkok on its list from Xciting Colombo via its fly-thru service.

In conjunction with the newly added destinations onto our Fly Thru network from Colombo, AirAsia X will be offering fares from as low as LKR11,339 one way from Sri Lanka (Colombo) to Singapore and LKR12,939 one way to Bangkok.

The promotional offer is available for online bookings from 22 April to 27 April, 2014 for travel between 29 April to 17 August, 2014.

Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of AirAsia X said, “The addition of routes from Colombo to Singapore and Bangkok on our Fly Thru service radar would further boost tourism traffic between both country and further promote our popular travel destinations, offering guests transit convenience within our group network.”

  “At AirAsia X, we are continuously ramping up our efforts to give the best to our guests. We have seen a strong feeder market within our network, and this has encouraged us to review our products and services and offer guests the convenience of connecting seamlessly. Like AirAsia, AirAsia X is always committed to delivering low fares to the people and at the same time ensuring that they enjoy only the best quality service from us,” concluded Azran.

AirAsia X’s Fly-Thru service allows guests to conveniently book a connecting flight under one booking itinerary. Connecting guest’s check in luggage(s) will be tagged and transferred directly to the final destination. Guests will be able to connect within a shorter time period, with the exemption of transit visas.

AirAsia X was the first long-haul, low fare carrier to introduce Premium Flatbed seats, which have standard business class specifications of 20” width, 60” pitch and stretch out to 77” in full recline position.


The Premium flatbeds feature universal power sockets, adjustable headrests and built-in personal utilities such as tray table, drink holder, reading light and privacy screen. Premium seat guests also enjoy premium complimentary products and services including Pick A Seat, Priority Check-in, Priority Boarding, Priority Baggage, 25kg Baggage Allowance, Complimentary Meal and Pillow & Duvet.


AirAsia X was awarded the World’s Best Low Cost Airline Premium Seat and the World's Best Low Cost Airline Premium Class titles at the 2013 Skytrax World Airline Awards which took place at the Paris Airshow. The AirAsia Group also received its 5th consecutive year title as the World’s Best and Asia’s Best Low Cost Airline at the 2013 Skytrax World Airline Awards.

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?         Promotional fares are all in and for one way travel only. Terms and Conditions apply.




About AirAsia X

AirAsia X is the low-cost, long-haul affiliate carrier of the AirAsia Group that currently flies to destinations in China, Australia, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and the Middle East. The airline currently serves 19 destinations across Asia (Nagoya, Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Busan, Taipei, Beijing, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Shanghai, Xian, Colombo and Kathmandu), Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Gold Coast) and the Middle East (Jeddah). AirAsia X currently operates a fleet of 16 Airbus A330-300s, each with a seat configuration of 12 Premium Flatbeds and 365 Economy seats. The airline has carried over 12 million guests since it commenced long-haul in 2007. Our vision is to further solidify our position as the global leader in low-cost, long-haul aviation and create the first global multi-hub low-cost carrier network along with other carriers of the AirAsia Group.

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