AirAsia India announces its expansion plans


7th aircraft of AirAsia India will operate an array of new routes
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AirAsia India, the pioneer in the low-cost carrier segment, is on its way to script its next chapter! The airline today announced its fleet & route expansions plan in its hub, Bengaluru.

AirAsia India’s 7th A320, 180 seater one class aircraft will be operational from the 22nd of September 2016. As a part of its continued expansion, AirAsia India will connect Hyderabad, the city of Nawabs and Nizams, with Bengaluru and Goa on a daily basis. Keeping in mind the Government of India’s vision of improving regional connectivity and increasing the airlines footprint in the North East region, AirAsia India will also connect Bengaluru to Guwahati with a daily service.

Bookings for all the new sectors are open for sale as of 2pm, Wednesday, 17th Aug 2016. Guests can book their flights on and avail fares from as low as INR 1499, INR 2499 & INR 5499 for flights from BLR – HYD, HYD – GOI & BLR – GAU.

Announcing the expansion plans, Mr. Amar Abrol, CEO, AirAsia India, said, “The AirAsia family is immensely happy to announce the addition of another A320 to our existing fleet. That makes it a total of 7 aircraft for our domestic operations and also marks the start of AirAsia’s growth phase in India. Our loads and on time performance over the last quarter has been extremely promising and we continue to witness a growing demand for air travel. AirAsia as a group strongly believes in enhancing connectivity and making air travel affordable to one & all. We’re thrilled to be connecting Hyderabad, yet another beautiful city & supportive airport. The North East region is another important segment that AirAsia India is committed to. We look forward to continued support from the local State Governments, Central Government and our valued guests in taking AirAsia to greater heights in India.”

AirAsia India started its operations on 12th June 2014, and is now in the process of scaling up its operations to spread its wings across the Indian skies. Effective 22nd September 2016, AirAsia India will operate daily flights to the new routes mentioned below.


With the addition of 1 more new sector, AirAsia India will fly to 11 destinations with its hubs in Bengaluru & New Delhi covering Chandigarh, Jaipur, Guwahati, Imphal, Goa, Pune, Vizag, Kochi & Hyderabad in its network of destinations.

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About the AirAsia and AirAsia X Group

AirAsia and AirAsia X are the leading and largest low-cost carriers in Asia, servicing the most extensive network with over 100 destinations across Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Africa and the Middle East. Since the inception of AirAsia in 2001 and AirAsia X in 2007, the group has carried over 330 million guests. AirAsia has grown its fleet from just two aircraft to over 170 A320s and proud to be a truly Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) airline with established operations based in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, India and Japan. Meanwhile, AirAsia X operates a core fleet of 31 A330-300s, each with a seat configuration of 12 Premium Flatbeds and 365 Economy seats. AirAsia X expanded its regional expansion with Thai AirAsia X operating from Don Mueang International Airport, Thailand and Indonesia AirAsia X operating from Bali, Indonesia. Skytrax named AirAsia as the “World’s Best Low Cost Airline” for seven consecutive years from 2009 – 2015 and awarded AirAsia X for three consecutive years from 2013 – 2015 with the “World’s Best Low Cost Airline Premium Cabin” and “Best Low Cost Airline Premium Seat” at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards. AirAsia and AirAsia X groups are the first airlines globally to collaborate with INTERPOL to implement the I-Checkit system to screen the passports of all its prospective passengers against information contained in the world police body’s Stolen and Lost Travel Documents (SLTD) database.