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Thai AirAsia X delays launch

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The launch of long-haul low-fare Thai Asia X (TAAX) is delayed as the civil unrest in Thailand has cast a pall over traffic demand. 

No firm date has been set for the launch, which was earlier planned for March, as Tassapon Bijleveld, a major TAAX stakeholder, insisted the postponement is necessary due to escalating political tensions.

"We review the political effect on the market every two months, and until the turbulence eases we will not start,'' he told the Bangkok Post.

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