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AirAsia X to increase flight frequency from Kuala Lumpur to Incheon, Korea

Offer guests a more flexible travel schedule and better flight connections!

SEPANG, 16 January 2014- AirAsia X Berhad, the leading low-cost, long-haul carrier, announced that the airline will increase its current flights to double daily services from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul (Incheon), Korea this year.

AirAsia X will increase its current flights to Incheon from 7 flights weekly to 11 flights a week, effective 2 July, 2014. The airline will commence double daily services from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul (Incheon) from 2 December, 2014 onwards. Sales for the additional flight frequencies are already available online at

In conjunction with the added flight frequencies, AirAsia X is offering fares from as low as MYR269* (KRW129,000) on Economy and MYR699 (KRW399,000) on Premium to Korea (Seoul, Busan) for online bookings from 20 January, 2014 to 2 February, 2014 for the travel period between 5 May, 2014 and 30 September, 2014. For more details, log on to

Fly thru fares available include great destinations in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, and India from Korea (Seoul/Busan) with fares from as low as KRW165,900.

Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of AirAsia X said, “Overall, the airline has carried over half a million passengers to and from its Korean routes since it began operations in Korea in 2010. Korea contributes over 8% of the airline’s total revenue, with an average of 83% passenger load in 2013.”

“We are delighted to announce the additional flight options between Kuala Lumpur and Seoul from daily to 11 flights weekly by July and to double daily services by December this year.  Our flights from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul have performed extremely well and the x-tra flight services will help meet increasing demand, provide guests with a greater choice of travel times and enable us to offer improved flight connections across our network and that of the AirAsia Group.”

Guests may also opt for other exciting fly-thru deals that include services from AirAsia X other destinations such as from Korea to Melbourne, Sydney and Perth via the Kuala Lumpur hub. The Fly-thru service allows guests to seamlessly purchase two flight sectors and connect via Kuala Lumpur.

“AirAsia X will remain committed to Korea this year as it is one of our core markets in the Asia Pacific region. Our expansion plans will materialise further when we establish our hub in Thailand, receive six more aircraft and move into the new KLIA2 airport this year,” concluded Azran.

Apart from Seoul (Incheon), AirAsia X currently flies to Busan four times a week in Korea from Kuala Lumpur.

As an Xtra special festive treat, all AirAsia X passengers who MaXimise their meals will receive RM50 gift vouchers to be used on their next trip with AirAsia X.  MaXimise is an add-on option whereby passengers may complement their pre-booked meal with an additional drink and dessert for only RM7.  This special gift voucher give-away is valid for passengers travelling on AirAsia X’s flights between now and February 2014.

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’s “Quiet Zone” cabin on all its long-haul flights across its network offer guests above 12 years of age a new ambiance with soft lighting, and a more relaxing cabin atmosphere. Guests are hence ensured less noise disturbance and a more pleasant journey with us.

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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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, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Male and Saudi Arabia. The airline currently serves 17 destinations across Asia (Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Busan, Taipei, Beijing, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Shanghai, Colombo, Maldives and Kathmandu), Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Gold Coast) and Saudi Arabia (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 10 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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