First Airbus A330neo AirAsia delivered / Will arrive in AirAsia X Thailand fleet
At the end of last week, the first Airbus A330neo AirAsia was delivered. It will arrive in the fleet of the affiliated carrier AirAsia X Thailand. The aircraft is chartered from Avolon and is the first of the 2 aircraft scheduled to join the fleet by the end of 2019.
The A330neo AirAsia X Thailand aircraft is configured in 2 comfort classes, with 12 Premium Economy seats and 365 seats at Economy.
Airbus A330neo AirAsia
AirAsia X Thailand currently operates 10 Airbus A330-300 aircraft and this A330-900neo, the 242 version of tonnes. This is also the first Airbus A330neo in Asia.
The aircraft will be based at Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok, Thailand. It will operate flights to destinations in Australia, Japan and South Korea. AirAsia X plans to return to Europe as well, in 2019. But nothing concrete until the date of publication of this article.