AirAsia X has announced its latest international route from Kuala Lumpur to Melbourne.

The low-cost carrier also announced its first round of travel deals of fares from as low as RM99 from Kuala Lumpur and AUD199 nett from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur.

AirAsia X will fly direct to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) on Nov 12 with four return flights per week between Melbourne and Kuala Lumpur.

It is planning to increase to daily return flights during the peak season from December to mid-January 2009.

The route will be serviced by the airline’s first brand new wide-bodied Airbus A330 aircraft and includes choices of hot meals on board, fixed-backshell seats with trademark sleek black leather upholstery, in-flight entertainment, power points in all seats and even WIFI access in-flight entertainment services.

Melbourne will be AirAsia X’s fourth destination in its long-haul network following the launch of services to the Gold Coast, Hangzhou (Shanghai) and Perth.

Guests can book online at or and the promotional fares will be made available between Aug 21 to 24 (Malaysian time) for travel period between Nov 12, 2008 to April 30, 2009. – Source : TheStar

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