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AirAsia to expand fleet, with eye on China-led regional demand

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Chairman Kamarudin Meranun said AirAsia is looking to add five aircraft this year and as many as 10 more in 2017.

Kuala Lumpur

AIRASIA Bhd, South-east Asia's biggest budget carrier, plans to expand its fleet as it taps demand in a region projected to surpass the US as the world's biggest air-travel market in two decades, led by China.

The airline is looking to add five aircraft this year and