Toulouse - The first Airbus A330neo of the AirAsia X appeared out of the paint shop in Toulouse with the airline's colors. Airbus is expected to deliver the first A330-900 of the Malaysian low-cost within a few weeks.
AirAsia X has a mega order of one hundred Airbus A330-900 with the European manufacturer, therefore, it is the biggest customer of the type.
The cabin configuration of the carrier's new widebody remains unknown. It is as large as its predecessor A330-300 and there is room for 377 passengers.
The first A330-900 of the airline will be based at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and will fly to the destinations in Asia and Oceania.