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Thai AirAsia X to launch two routes to Sydney and Melbourne

Thai AirAsia X (flight code XJ) continues its network expansion with direct flights to the two largest  cities in Australia, flying direct from Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) to Melbourne and Sydney for the very first time, commencing December 1 and 2, 2022.

Four weekly flights direct to Sydney Airport on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and to Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) three times a week on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Served by the spacious 377-seat Airbus A330 aircraft with 12 upfront business-class reclining seats for extra comfort and 365 economy seats, including a quiet zone from rows 7 – 14, both routes present convenient, economical and affordable travel between Australia and Thailand  whether for leisure, visiting friends and family or international studies.

About Thai AirAsia X

Thai AirAsia X (TAAX, flight code: XJ), is Thailand’s first low-cost, medium to long haul carrier. Established in 2014 with the motto “Now Everyone Can Fly Extra Long”, the airline has recently launched direct flights from Bangkok to Seoul (ICN), Tokyo (NRT), Sapporo (CTS), Osaka (KIX),Sydney (SYD), and Melbourne (MEL). Thai AirAsia X operates a fleet of 6 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, each with a seat configuration of 12 Premium Flatbed and 365 Economy seats (a total of 377 seats). As an affiliate carrier of the AirAsia Aviation Group, the airline’s vision is to solidify their position as the national and global leader in low-cost, long-haul aviation and to build a strong network that will contribute to the connectivity offered in AirAsia’s multiple hubs.

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Thai AirAsix X files for bankruptcy

Thai AirAsia X has filed for bankruptcy protection and reorganization.

The claim has been accepted by a Thai court.

Thai AirAsia X follows Nok Airways and Thai Airways International in their bankruptcy proceedings after the Thai tourist market collapsed due to COVID-19.

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