AirAsia registered a net loss of 405.72 million ringgit (USD 95.9 million) in the quarter ending September 30.

The company had registered a profit of 5.4 million ringgit in the corresponding period of 2014.

Revenue increased by 15 percent to 1.52 billion ringgit due to an increase in passenger numbers, fuelled in particular by increased demand from Chinese travelers, AirAsia said.

The company's Indonesian operations, Indonesia AirAsia, (IAA) took a hit with a drop in passengers and revenue fell by 14 percent to 1,483.7 billion rupiah.

Meanwhile, the company's long haul arm AirAsia X posted on Wednesday a third quarter net loss of 288.19 million ringgit.

During the same period last year it suffered a net loss of 210.85 million ringgit.

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