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Offering guests promotional fares from as low as MYR299*

SEPANG, 25 MARCH 2013 – AirAsia X, the long-haul, low fare affiliate of the AirAsia Group today is offering promotional fares to celebrate its 100th flight to Kathmandu, Nepal today.

The inaugural flight which took off on 3 July 2012 with three flights weekly will see an increase in flight frequencies to four flights weekly effective 15 April 2013.

To commemorate this special occasion, AirAsia X will be offering promotional fares to Kathmandu from Kuala Lumpur from as low as MYR299* on Economy and from as low as MYR899* on its Premium Flatbeds. The fares are available for online bookings on 26 March 2013 to 1 April, 2013 for the travel period between 15 April 2013 and 30 September 2013. For more details, log on to
Similarly, guests may enjoy AirAsia X Fly-thru services effective 1 May 2013. The fly-thru services include destinations from Australia (Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney) from as low as AUD339*, Indonesia (Jakarta, Medan, Surabaya, Bali) from as low as IDR1,359,000*, Thailand (Bangkok) from as low as THB5,390*, Japan (Osaka) from as low as JPY25,900*, Singapore from as low as SGD149* and Malaysia (Penang, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching) from as low as MYR419* to Kathmandu, Nepal. The Fly-thru service allows passengers to purchase two flight sectors and seamlessly transit via Kuala Lumpur for their next destination.

AirAsia X’s CEO, Azran Osman-Rani said, “We are thrilled to celebrate our 100th flight to Kathmandu, Nepal and delighted to see the encouraging demand of over 80% average passenger load since we began our flights to Nepal. We have seen strong feeder traffic between the two countries and this is a testament to our commitment in offering guests affordable fares to suit our guests travel needs and preferences. AirAsia X will continue to work closely with our travel and tourism partners in Nepal to enhance attractive packages for our guests to further explore Kathmandu’s heritage and natural attractions.”

Azran also added, “We believe that the additional flight frequencies will further solidify our position in our key markets and boost tourism potentials in the markets we fly to. We are confident that the travel demand to Kathmandu will continue to be strong and hope that many will take the opportunity to use AirAsia X as a gateway to the many exotic, far-flung destinations across the region.”

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.
On top of that, AirAsia X recently introduced the “Quiet Zone” cabin on all its long-haul flights across China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Australia and Nepal. The new service enhancement is exclusively for guests who are above age 12. The “Quiet Zone” cabin features a new ambiance with soft lighting, offering a more relaxing cabin atmosphere, which will ensure a more pleasant journey for our guests.

In addition, AirAsia X has expanded their ancillary offerings to include the Red Carpet service, a special service for those seeking for a more personalised check in experience at the Kuala Lumpur Low Cost Carrier Terminal. The Red Carpet Service includes a dedicated check-in counter, priority baggage tagging and loading, access to the Plaza Premium lounge at LCCT, fast track immigration, security clearance and priority boarding with buggy service to the bay (subject to aircraft parking bay distance) which includes priority baggage delivery upon arrival.

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About the AirAsia Group
AirAsia, the leading and largest low-cost carrier in Asia, services the most extensive network with 85 destinations. Within 11 years of operations, AirAsia has carried over 180 million guests and grown its fleet from just two aircraft to approximately 118. The airline today is proud to be a truly ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) airline with established operations based in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Japan and the Philippines servicing a network stretching across all ASEAN countries, China, India, Sri Lanka and Australia. AirAsia was named the World’s Best Low Cost Airline in the annual World Airline Survey by Skytrax for four consecutive years in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.

About AirAsia X
AirAsia X is the low-cost, long-haul affiliate carrier of the AirAsia Group that currently flies to destinations in Jeddah, China, Australia, Taiwan? Korea, Japan and Nepal. The airline currently flies to 14 destinations across 7 countries and operates a fleet of 9 Airbus A330-300s, each with a seat configuration of 12 Premium Flatbeds and 365 Economy seats. The airline has carried over 8 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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