AirAsia has made Changsha (CSX) its tenth destination in China to be served from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) with the introduction on 2 October of a new four times weekly service. The 3,081-kilometre route, which will be flown by the airline’s A320s, is not served by any other carrier. Flights depart Kuala Lumpur at 18:00 arriving in Changsha at 22:30. Return flights leave Changsha at 23:15 getting back to KL at 03:45 the following day. Spencer Lee, AirAsia Berhad’s Head of Commercial commented, “China is an important market for AirAsia, and this is a special year as it is the 10th anniversary of AirAsia’s presence in China. We are excited to introduce this destination to our guests, marking our 10th destination into China for AirAsia Berhad; and our 10th new route of the year. We are committed towards growing our presence there, and to maintain our status quo as the largest international carrier to fly into China by capacity.” Changsha is already served by Thai AirAsia from Bangkok. As a group, AirAsia flies to 15 destinations in China with a total of 35 routes.