Kuala Lumpur based long-haul low-cost carrier (LCC) AirAsia X has opened its sixth destination in China with a new 4X-weekly service to Chongqing, one of China’s top second-tier cities. With a population of some 29 million—and a thriving heavy industry sector based on automotive, aviation, iron, steel and aluminum production—the city has a growing business and tourism sector. The new route will see AirAsia X using its fleet of Airbus A330-300s flying direct to Kuala ...

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