AirAsiaX, which committed to the A330-300 yesterday at the Paris Air Show, is preparing for a September launch and positioning itself as the planet's lowest-cost long-haul carrier. It will begin taking delivery of its A330s during the 2008 third quarter in a 396-seat configuration. "We even looked if we could put seats in the belly," AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes joked. "We're very much of an LCC," he said. "I know people are skeptical about this product, but they were also skeptical when we ...

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