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AirAsia X launches direct Kuala Lumpur-Xi’an flight with full capacity

AirAsia X’s inaugural flight to Xi’an from Kuala Lumpur achieves 100% load, expanding its China network with special fares.

SEPANG, MALAYSIA – AirAsia X announced its inaugural flight connecting Kuala Lumpur to Xi’an, carrying a full 100% passenger load.

Guests travelling to Xi’an on flight D7 346 were warmly sent off by AAX Management and Allstars. The maiden flight departed from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (Terminal 2) at 7:05 pm on 4 April 2024 and landed at Xi’an Xianyang International Airport at 12:30 am (local time) on 5 April 2024.

Xi’an is AAX’s fifth destination in China following Beijing (Daxing), Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Chengdu (Tianfu), further reinforcing the airline’s commitment to expanding its presence in the Chinese market as the largest foreign low-cost airline carrier in the country.

AirAsia X CEO, Benyamin Ismail said: “We are pleased to announce the resumption of services to this iconic city in China, making AAX the sole airline providing direct connectivity between Kuala Lumpur and Xi’an. As Malaysia-China’s economic cooperation is growing significantly and continues to strengthen with visa-free initiatives, we foresee this route will be popular for leisure and will also significantly enhance tourism and trade opportunities between both nations.

“We eagerly anticipate further expansion of our footprint in China and look forward to supporting the government’s vision of welcoming between five to seven million tourists from the country this year, as well as bolstering tourism efforts for Visit Malaysia Year 2026.”

Flight Schedule between Kuala Lumpur (KUL) and Xi’an (XIY):

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