AirAsia's Tony Fernandes eyes flights from Newcastle and Toowoomba
AirAsia X airfares between Australian capital cities and its Kuala Lumpur hub could drop by 20 per cent if the company can strike more regional airport deals here, where airports of interest include Toowoomba in Queensland and Newcastle, north of Sydney, the company's founder and Group CEO, Tony Fernandes, told AFR Weekend in an interview on the sidelines of the ASEAN-Australia summit in Sydney on Friday.
"We're looking at Toowoomba as an alternative to Brisbane and we're also very interested in Newcastle," Mr Fernandes said, adding, "we'd also love to go back into Adelaide – and Cairns is of huge interest as is Tasmania."
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Posted: 16 Mar 2018 20:43:25