AirAsia X News Stories

FAA Downgrades Malaysian Aviation Regulator

November 11, 2019

The US FAA has downgraded Malaysia’s civil aviation regulator for failing to meet ICAO safety standards.

Airbus Farnborough Business Reaches 431 Aircraft

July 19, 2018

Airbus said it won new business for 431 aircraft at the Farnborough Airshow, and finished off its week with an additional order from AirAsia X for 34 A330neos.

AirAsia’s Fernandes Says A350 Too Expensive

April 16, 2018

Malaysian budget long-haul airline AirAsia X may cancel or convert its order for Airbus A350s after chief executive Tony Fernandes said the aircraft is too expensive.

AirAsia X Q1 Profit Drops On Currency, Fuel Costs

May 23, 2017

Malaysia’s AirAsia X reported a 94 percent drop in first quarter net profit as higher fuel and staff costs weighed.

AirAsia X Fourth Quarter Profit Drops 80 Pct

February 22, 2017

Malaysia’s AirAsia X reported an 80 percent drop in fourth quarter net profit as foreign exchange losses hit the bottom line.

AirAsia X Gets Approval For US Flights

January 24, 2017

Malaysia's AirAsia X has received Federal Aviation Administration approval for flights to the United States.

AirAsia X Swings To Q3 Profit

November 22, 2016

Long-haul budget carrier AirAsia X swung to a profit of MYR11.02 million ringgit (USD$2.49 million) in its third quarter, from a loss of MYR288.2 million.

AirAsia X Diversion Caused By Data Entry Error

September 7, 2016

An AirAsia X flight from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur last year had to divert to Melbourne after the captain entered inaccurate information into the flight management computer, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau said in a report into the incident.

AirAsia X Posts Small Quarterly Profit

August 23, 2016

AirAsia X announced a second quarter profit on higher revenue as passenger numbers increased.

AirAsia X Posts Eighth Straight Quarterly Loss

November 25, 2015

Malaysian long-haul budget airline AirAsia X reported its eighth consecutive quarterly net loss, mainly hurt by higher aircraft operating expenses and foreign exchange losses.