AirAsia flies to Nha Trang

September 20, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, Malaysia, News, Vietnam

NHA TRANG, Vietnam, 20 September 2017: AirAsia has launched daily flights to Nha Trang, Vietnam, from its home-base Kuala Lumpur.

Flights commenced last Friday making AirAsia the first airline to operate a direct service to Nha Trang from Malaysia.

The inaugural flight was packed with a cabin factor of 93%.  Seats were filled up with VIP guests and media representatives, who joined the flight to Cam Ranh International Airport for the welcome ceremony. Read more

Birds disrupt AirAsia flight

July 5, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, News, PACIFIC

SYDNEY, 5 July 2017: An AirAsia flight to Malaysia was forced to return to Australia shortly after take-off following a suspected bird strike, the carrier said Tuesday, the second incident involving the airline in the country in two weeks.

Passengers said the plane shook and bangs came from the right engine of AirAsia X flight D7 207 following its departure from Australia’s Gold Coast to Kuala Lumpur late Monday.

The flight carrying 345 passengers and 14 crew was diverted to Brisbane airport just north of the eastern city and landed safely, the Malaysian carrier said. Read more