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AirAsia X Adds Xi’an on its Network – Home of the Terracotta Warriors & the 8th Wonder of the world

April 22, 2014 Aviation No Comments Email Email

Be ready to fly into the home of the Terracotta warriors and explore the rich cultural heritage of Xi’an as AirAsia X, the leading long-haul low fare affiliate of the AirAsia Group will soon commence flights into XiÁn, Xianyang International Airport beginning July 2, 2014 onwards.

Xi’an is the airline’s 5th destination in China after Hangzhou, Chengdu, Beijing, and Shanghai. AirAsia X will commence 4 weekly flights into Xi’an, China from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and will be the only airline servicing direct flights between the two cities.

In conjunction with the launch of our new destinations, AirAsia X will be offering hot deals from as low as MYR199* on Economy and MYR599* on our Premium Flatbed to XiÁn one way. Bookings are available online between 21 April 2014 and 27 April 2014 for travel between 2 July 2014 and 30 April 2015.

Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of AirAsia X said, “Adding XiÁn into our ever growing network in China proves our commitment in our growth strategies in the Asia Pacific region. The airline has in total carried 2.7 million passengers to date into/from China from Kuala Lumpur with an average passenger load of 82%. With Xian added on our network, we expect to see our total revenue increase to over 17% with more than 1 million guests flying into/from our China routes from Kuala Lumpur this year. With the addition of the 8th Wonder of the World; Xian to the AirAsia X family, guests may now discover more exotic and exciting destinations in China and similarly guests from Xian and its surrounding region may tap onto our strong group network to discover South East Asia and beyond.”

Xián has always been a global destination and attract visitors from all over the world and thou more famous as the starting point of the Silk Road and home to the Terracotta warriors of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, has a lot more historical culture to offer. Attractions include the discovery site of The Lantian Man, and the Great Wild Goose Pagoda which was built to store the translations of Buddhist sutras obtained from India. Xian also has a famous Muslim Quarter where guest can experience the Chinese Muslim food, learn about Chinese Islamic culture and visit China’s biggest and oldest mosque a. Nature lovers can also opt for a hiking tour up the Green Dragon Ridge, to take in breath taking views of the surrounding areas.

AirAsia X was the first long-haul, low fare carrier to introduce Premium Flatbed seats, which have standard business class specifications of 20” width, 60” pitch and stretch out to 77” in full recline position.

The Premium flatbeds feature universal power sockets, adjustable headrests and built-in personal utilities such as tray table, drink holder, reading light and privacy screen. Premium seat guests also enjoy premium complimentary products and services including Pick A Seat, Priority Check-in, Priority Boarding, Priority Baggage, 25kg Baggage Allowance, Complimentary Meal and Pillow & Duvet.

AirAsia X was awarded the World’s Best Low Cost Airline Premium Seat and the World’s Best Low Cost Airline Premium Class titles at the 2013 Skytrax World Airline Awards which took place at the Paris Airshow. The AirAsia Group also received its 5th consecutive year title as the World’s Best and Asia’s Best Low Cost Airline at the 2013 Skytrax World Airline Awards.

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  • ·         Promotional fares are all in and for one way travel only. Terms and Conditions apply. 

Flight Schedule


Flights From

Departure/ Arrival

Flight No.


Kuala Lumpur to Xian


D7 346


Xian to Kuala Lumpur


D7 347


  • 1-Monday, 2- Tuesday, 3- Wednesday, 4- Thursday, 5- Friday, 6-Saturday, 7-Sunday

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