Following the recent recommencement of services to Shanghai and Hangzhou earlier this month, AirAsia X (AAX) continues to expand its China network with two weekly flights to Beijing, which resumed on 30 March 2023.
The much-anticipated inaugural flight from Kuala Lumpur landed at Beijing Daxing International Airport at 1:05 am, while the return flight from Beijing arrived at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (Terminal 2) at 8:30 am this morning.
The service resumption is expected to stimulate business travel and tourism in both directions, with the potential surge in demand for international travel to China following its recent decision to begin reissuing tourist visas.
AirAsia X Malaysia CEO, Benyamin Ismail said: “Our service resumption to Beijing reflects our commitment to boosting our network in China, which has historically always been one of our biggest and most popular markets and providing our guests with more options to travel affordably from/to Kuala Lumpur.
“We are also looking at ramping up the frequency to four weekly flights starting 1st June 2023 to meet growing forecast demand, further boosting exchanges between the world’s second-largest economy and Asean, and the region’s tourism recovery.
“More expansion in China is on the horizon for AAX as we plan to relaunch more routes and introduce more unique, less traveled destinations in China in the near future.”
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