AirAsia X: Australia remains 'one of our core markets'

3 May, 2019

AirAsia X reported (30-Apr-2019) a "drastic cost saving move" was shifting its base from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport to Melbourne Avalon Airport, adding it is "confident the move will bring in the numbers to secure Melbourne as one of our more popular destinations". It stated "although we did not build much capacity to Australia this year, it remains one of our core markets and our associate in Thailand has plans to penetrate the continent in the near future, once it receives more aircraft". [more - original PR]