Malaysia-based low-cost carrier (LCC) AirAsia X has launched 4X-weekly Airbus A330 service from Kuala Lumpur to Xi’an, its fifth Chinese destination. AirAsia X CEO Azran Osman-Rani said the airline is the first to fly directly to Xi’an from Kuala Lumpur as the LCC expands services across the wider Asian region. The carrier said the new emphasis on northern Asia will likely see China overhaul Australia as its prime destination. “With Xi’an and another route to China to ...

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