Cake cutting ceremony celebrating the arrival of AirAsia X in Adelaide was performed by Leon Bignell, Minister of Tourism, South Australia; Mark Young, Adelaide Airport’s MD; Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, Chairman of AirAsia X; and Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of AirAsia X. Vote for Adelaide Airport’s cake in this week’s vote .
- AirAsia X has made Adelaide (ADL) its fifth destination in Australia, with the start of flights from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) on 30 October. It already serves Gold Coast, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. The route will be served four times weekly using 377-seat A330-300s. This brings to 18 the number of destinations served non-stop by AirAsia X from Kuala Lumpur this winter. Competition on the Adelaide route is provided by Malaysia Airlines, who operate the 5,670-kilometre route with a daily A330-300 service, which only offers 283 seats per flight.