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AirAsia X to shift from London Stansted to Gatwick

Malaysian low fare carrier AirAsia X has announced that it will shift its six times a week Kuala Lumpur to London flights from Stansted airport to Gatwick airport from October 24, 2011.

AirAsia Airbus A340-300 9M-XAC in Oakland Raiders livery at London Stansted.

The move will afford AirAsia X passengers better onward connectivity both by air and surface. The Gatwick Express will provide passengers quick connectivity to London’s Victoria station and the London Underground.

AirAsia X launched its flight into Stansted in March 2009 and offers a good low fare connection across the “Kangaroo Route” between the UK and Australia and New Zealand. The carrier also leverages the strong regional network of its affiliate AirAsia for passengers between Europe and south-east Asia.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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