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AirAsia operates 3 out of 12 daily flights between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur with A321neo aircraft

  • by Adrian Eugene Seet
  • 9 Months ago
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AirAsia A321neo aircraft in Singapore Changi Airport 20 December 2019
AirAsia A321neo aircraft in Changi Airport (AirAsia photo)

The maiden flight of AirAsia’s first Airbus A321neo from Kuala Lumpur arrived this morning at Changi Airport Terminal 4 at 8.07 am, around 15 minutes ahead of schedule.

The brand new aircraft was introduced in November to boost the budget carrier’s seat capacity for the Kuala Lumpur – Singapore sector. It has 236 seats and over 10% fuel savings, providing significant operational efficiencies.

AirAsia will deploy its A321neo on three of the 12 daily flights between the two cities. This will bring the weekly seat capacity to a total of 19,348 seats.

It has flown over 1 million passengers on this sector with 24% being Singapore passport holders, recording a steady 14% increase year-on-year.

The AirAsia Group will replace its existing fleet of A320 and A320neo with the A321neo aircraft for its network covering Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, India and Japan.

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