AirAsia X finalizes order for Airbus A330neo and A321XLR aircraft

AirAsia X has announced it has finalised a firm order with Airbus for 12 additional A330-900 and 30 A321XLR aircraft, the company said.

AirAsia Group said the order reaffirms its selection of the A330neo as the most efficient choice for its future widebody fleet. The A321XLR offers the longest flying range
of any single aisle aircraft and will enable the company to introduce services to new destinations.

The new contract increases the number of A330neo aircraft ordered by AirAsia X to 78, reaffirming the carrier´s status as the largest airline customer for the type.
Meanwhile, the A321XLR order strengthens the company´s position as the world´s largest airline customer for the A320 Family.