AirAsia X welcomes the 22nd Airbus A330-300

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AirAsia X welcomes the 22nd Airbus A330-300 “Rhythmic Experience”

powered by Rolls-Royce’s 1,500th Trent 700

 

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SEPANG, 28 November 2014 – AirAsia X, the long-haul low fare affiliate of the AirAsia Group, is pleased to celebrate its 22nd Airbus A330-300 aircraft into the family at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) today. The aircraft named “Rhythmic Experience” is powered by Rolls-Royce’s 1,500th Trent 700 engine.

The celebration was attended by Rolls-Royce, President – Civil Large Engines Eric Schulz; Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace – Malaysia & Thailand Sales Director Joe Tink; Rolls-Royce Malaysia Sdn Bhd Country Director Saji Raghavan, AirAsia X Chief Executive Officer Azran Osman-Rani and AirAsia Group Head of Engineering Anaz Ahmad Tajuddin.

The aircraft was delivered from Toulouse, France on 24th November and landed in Kuala Lumpur on 25th November.

The 1500th Trent 700 engine performance has been continuously enhanced for better fuel-efficiency. AirAsia X now operates a fleet of 17 Airbus A330s installed with Trent 700 engines.

Photo Caption 1: AirAsia X celebrated the delivery of its Airbus A330-300 aircraft powered by Rolls-Royce’s 1,500th Trent 700 engine today. (3rd from left onwards) AirAsia Group Head of Engineering Anaz Ahmad Tajuddin, Rolls-Royce, President – Civil Large Engines Eric Schulz, AirAsia X’s Chief Executive Officer Azran Osman-Rani, Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace – Malaysia & Thailand Sales Director Joe Tink and Rolls-Royce Malaysia Sdn Bhd Country Director Saji Raghavan.

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