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AirAsia X

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
IATA Member
D7
XAX
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AirAsia X Airbus A330-300
AirAsia X
LCC Terminal
Kuala Lumpur International Airport
64000 Sepang
Selangor
MALAYSIA

Tel.: +60 3 8660 4600
Fax: +60 3 8660 4889
Email:
Website: www.airasia.com

Owner: Aero Ventures (48%); AirAsia (16%); Virgin Group (16%); Manara Consortium (10%); Orix Corp (10%)
Base: Kuala Lumpur International (KUL)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: November 2007
AirAsia X operates this equipment: Executives:
  • 2 x Airbus A340-300 (parked)
  • Airbus A350-900 (10 planned)
  • 20 x Airbus A330 (+8 planned)
  • Airbus A330-900neo (55 planned)
Chief Executive:
Chief Financial Officer:
Head of Flight ops:
Azran Osman-Rani
Andrew Littledale
Azhanudin Shah

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
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AirAsia X  
D7
XAX
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 2007-
10% stake each purchased by Orix (Japan) in 11/07, and Manara Consortium (Bahrein) in 2/08. IPO launched on 10/7/13
Fly Asia Express FAX/Fly Asian Xpress
D7
XFA
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 2006-2007
Formed by AirAsia (Tony Fernandes, 50%; Kamarudin Meranun, 30%; Raja Mohd Azmi, 20%; all AirAsia directors) to take-over domestic ops of Malaysia AL. Approved for long-haul LCC service on 4/1/07 and expected to start Europe services 7/07 dba AirAsia X, postponed to 8/08. Shutdown most domestic services 14/6/07 over maintenance issues on Fokker aircraft. Minority stakes (10% each) purchased 7/07 by Datuk Kalimullah Hassan and Lim Kian Onn. 20% interest each purchased by Virgin Group and AirAsia during summer 2007. Domestic (rural) air services handed over to MASwings on 1/10/07 and renamed AirAsia X.

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