Asian cheap flights carrier Air Asia X is set to announce the launch of flights from Stansted to Kuala Lumpur, it has been reported.
According to TravelMole.com, the airline has called a press conference at London’s County Hall on November 25th where it will announce news of the new route.
Reports suggest the services could begin in March next year, with return fares from Stansted costing around £350.
Negotiations looked to be reaching a close in July, when Air Asia’s chief executive Tony Fernandes told the Daily Telegraph: "It is looking good, we are just finalising negotiations." Mr Fernandes will be arriving in London next week for the press conference.
Air Asia X, which is part-owned by British entrepreneur Richard Branson, is a subsidiary of the Far East’s largest low-cost airline, Air Asia.
The airline was the first to implement ticketless travel and unassigned seating. It is based at Kuala Lumpur Airport’s Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT).
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