Malaysia-based long-haul, low-cost carrier (LCC) AirAsia X will begin direct flights to Iran from Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur from late June. The LCC will offer 3X-weekly Airbus A330-300 schedules from both Bangkok’s Don Mueang International and Kuala Lumpur’s KLIA2 airports to Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International. AirAsia X CEO Benyamin Ismail said the move will open up a new link “connecting Asia and Australasia with the Middle East.” AirAsia X canceled its ...

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