The launch of Thai AirAsia X (TAAX) has been delayed to the latter half of the year due to civil unrest in Thailand affecting the tourism and aviation industries. The new airline is a joint venture (JV) long-haul startup between low-cost, long-haul carrier AirAsia X and Thai shareholders. The original TAAX launch timeline was to start services in the first half of this year, but has been moved to the latter half of the year “as a matter of suitable timing,” a company spokesperson ...

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