AirAsia X Sydney flights resume on Valentines Day, with priority for travellers with travel credit redemptions. The resumption comes following the airlines successful restructuring process, allowing AirAsia X (AAX) to resume its commercial service post pandemic between Kuala Lumpur and Sydney commencing from 14th February. Prioritising full redemptions for its passengers affected by the restructuring is top of the list. Existing AAX ticket holders may reinstate their flight bookings and utilise their credit account to book the flights.
AirAsia X Sydney flights
Flights will initially be operated weekly on Mondays from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, returning on Tuesdays. The service starts 14th February 2022 with currently available dates to 22nd March 2022. Schedules for the autumn / winter season will be announced in mid February.
All-inclusive* economy fares start from RM1,399 one way, or stretch out in their Premium Flatbed from RM3,999. From Sydney to Kuala Lumpur, the all-inclusive* fares start from AUD399 and AUD1,299 one way respectively. Book through the ‘Flights’ icon on the airasia Super App or the website.*All-inclusive of check-in baggage, one meal and one drink.
If you’re worried about flying AAX, given that they have been unable to fly passengers since the Malaysian borders closed almost two years ago, don’t worry. They’ve been flying cargo, to keep both crew and aircraft in good condition.
As COO of AirAsia X Captain Suresh Kumar Bangah says:
…. We have been very active on all cargo flights throughout the pandemic and this has been a lifeline for us. For the first time, we are adding on passengers to supplement cargo revenue in our push to be a major combination carrier in this part of the world.
AirAsia X acknowledges that take up will be gradual, but they see a gradual improvement in coming months as more people return to the skies and assure travellers that they are ready for the pent up demand. With the lack of domestic routes AAX has been significantly affected by the pandemic. The airline recognises this would not have been possible without the overwhelming support from AAX passengers and creditors and they thank them for their patience and understanding.
…. As we anticipate the gradual reopening of international borders around the world in 2022, we are delighted to return to Australia first, as one of our most popular markets. This new weekly service for guests marks a significant milestone for the resumption of our commercial services and will contribute to our growth post-restructuring. CEO of AirAsia X Benyamin Ismail
He added that:
…. Starting with flights to and from Sydney, we will progressively continue to honour outstanding bookings and Credit Accounts for our guests and creditors in other markets as soon as possible. We look forward to announcing additional new services soon.
Flight schedule Kuala Lumpur – Sydney[table style=”table-striped”]
|D7 228||Kuala Lumpur – Sydney||19:25 (7.25pm)||6:30 (6.30am) next day|
|D7 229||Sydney – Kuala Lumpur||8:30 (8.30am)||14:15 (2.15pm)|
Fully vaccinated Australian citizens, permanent residents, international students and eligible visa holders can travel to and from Australia without applying for a travel exemption. For full entry requirements into Australia, please visit this page. This will expand as the borders reopen fully, so please check the latest travel updates, before confirming your ticket. This will also be advisable as other countries reopen.
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