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AirAsia receives its first A320neo

AirAsia has taken delivery of its first A320neo at a dedicated ceremony in Hamburg. The aircraft is the first CFM International LEAP-1A powered A320neo in South East Asia and the second worldwide. Equipped with a Space Flex Cabin for an optimal passenger comfort and efficiency, the aircraft is configured with 186 seats.  AirAsia is Airbus’ biggest airline customer for the A320 Family...

AirAsia has had $1 billion takeover offer for leasing unit: report

Asia's largest budget airline AirAsia Bhd has received a $1 billion offer for its aircraft leasing unit, Bloomberg News quoted Chief Executive Tony Fernandes as saying. AirAsia intends to divest the business, Asia Aviation Capital Ltd, at some point, Fernandes told Bloomberg on Monday but added that the offer needs to be discussed further with the board. He was quoted as saying that the...

AirAsia to introduce Airbus A320neo this year

AirAsia Bhd will introduce four Airbus A320neo aircraft to its fleet in the second half of this year and 200 more by 2028. The new A320neo aircraft are powered by CFM International’s new LEAP-X engines and will fly all routes operated by the budget airline. Group Chief Pilot Technical and Efficiency Rajesh Gill said the A320neo aircraft will deliver fuel savings of up to 20 per cent an...