Malaysian budget airline Air Asia has announced the opening of the world's first
global budget airline in July. Air Asia X flights from Kuala Lumpur to London will
cost as little as 9.99 ringgit ($2.84), founder Tony Fernandes said. Destinations
will include Europe, Australia, China and India. Seats to Britain will be available
on the internet from February and Fernandes said Air Asia X will join other low-cost
carriers to increase route networks.