AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes said the airline is "much closer to achieving our dreams of boosting the growth of Kuala Lumpur as the low-cost hub in Asia" as the LCC announced the addition of four additional daily KUL-Singapore flights beginning Dec. 1. At that point it will operate the route six-times-daily as its staged liberalization, which started in February, continues. Fernandes told ATWOnline that the current double-daily service has achieved a 90% load factor, and continuing his warning ...

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