AirAsia X officially will announce its first long-haul, low-cost route and open bookings Friday, CEO Azran Osman-Rani told ATWOnline at the Routes Leaders Forum in Stockholm. The carrier is slated to meet with Australian regulatory authorities today and "then we hope to confirm the destination," Osman-Rani said. Though he did not specifically confirm the route, previous reports have indicated it will be Kuala Lumpur-Melbourne Avalon. The route, scheduled to be launched in late October, ...

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