AirAsia X Berhad is a leading long-haul, low-cost airline, operating primarily in the Asia Pacific region. Based upon our breakthrough business model, we believe that we have the lowest unit cost base of any long-haul airline in the world, with Cost per Available-Seat Kilometre (CASK) of US¢3.51 and CASK (excluding fuel) of US¢2.40 for the year ended 2015. This enables us to offer fares that are targeted, on average, to be 30% to 50% lower than Full Service Carriers and to stimulate new market demand.
We currently serve 23 destinations across Asia (Sapporo, Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Busan, Taipei, Xian, Beijing, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Shanghai, Chongqing, New Delhi and Kathmandu), Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, and Gold Coast), New Zealand (Auckland), the Middle East (Jeddah, Tehran and Muscat) and Africa (Mauritius).. As at 31 October 2016, we have a core fleet of 30 A330-300s including six for our affiliates Thai AirAsia X and two for Indonesia AirAsia X.
AirAsia X was the first long-haul, low fare carrier to introduce Premium Flatbed seats, which have a standard business class specifications of 20" width, 60" pitch and stretches out to 77" in a full-recline position. The Premium flatbeds feature universal power sockets, adjustable headrests and built-in personal utilities such as tray table, drink holder, reading light and privacy screen. Premium seat guests also enjoy premium complimentary products and services including Pick-A-Seat, Priority Check-in, Priority Boarding, Priority Baggage, 40kg Baggage Allowance, Complimentary Meal and use of a Pillow and Duvet.
On top of that, AirAsia X offers "Quiet Zone" cabin on all its long-haul flights across its network. The service enhancement is exclusively for guests who are above age 12. The "Quiet Zone" cabin features a new ambiance with soft lighting, offering a more relaxed cabin atmosphere, which will ensure a more pleasant journey for our guests.
AirAsia X was named the “World's Best Low Cost Airline Premium Seat” and the “World's Best Low Cost Airline Premium Cabin” for four consecutive years while the AirAsia Group was named “World’s Best Low Cost Airline” for eight consecutive years at the Skytrax World Airline Awards held during the Farnborough International Airshow.