KUALA LUMPUR – The pilots of an AirAsia X flight from Kuala Lumpur to Jeddah aborted the flight and circled for hours to burn off fuel before landing safely at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the AirAsia Groupâ€™s CEO said.
â€œOne auto-thrust not functioning properly. Actually okay to fly but we just returning it to base,â€ Tan Sri Tony Fernandes told AFP in a text message, calling it a â€œminor issue.â€
He confirmed the plane landed safely this afternoon. – NST Online