AirAsia to double narrowbody fleet size to 500 aircrafts by 2027


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KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd is seeking to more than double the size of its narrowbody fleet to 500 aircrafts in ten years, targeting to grab a bigger share in the highly competitive and increasingly crowded aviation market in the region.

“AirAsia is optimistic about the growth potential of low-cost air travel, and the potential of our fares to stimulate and grow new markets,” its group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said in a statement today.

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