AirAsia will set up a new regional hub in Langkawi, a tourist island off Malaysia’s west coast. The low-cost carrier (LCC) says it will initially run services to regional destinations such as Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh, Jakarta and Singapore but plans to use the new hub to expand to international destinations in India and China. “With this breakthrough, we can put five [aircraft] here and look to have flights to India, China and ASEAN capitals. [Langkawi] should be as big as Bali or ...

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