LCC Airline AirAsia India will launch its flight services to more cities next fiscal as part of its ‘robust’ network expansion plans for 2020-21, a company official has said.
The Bengaluru-based airline carrier flies to Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata. At present, it flies to 21 destinations in India with a fleet of 27 A320 aircraft.
“We continue to strengthen our network across India. I am confident that, with the robust expansion plans we have chalked out for 2020-2021, we will be able to offer our services on many more new routes,” Ankur Garg, CCO, said in a release, on Monday, which also announced the launching of flights to Kochi and Ahmedabad.
AirAsia India has commenced operations on new routes between New Delhi-Kochi and New Delhi-Ahmedabad from 20 December, the airline said in the release. It will operate a daily service to the two cities from the nation’s capital, as per the release. The airline also said it continues to deliver on its goal of providing non-stop connectivity between various cities in its domestic network.
The Tata Sons-AirAsia group joint venture airline currently flies only on domestic routes but awaiting a go-ahead from the government to fly internationally. Tata Sons owns 51 percent of the budget carrier, while Malaysian carrier AirAsia Berhad holds the rest 49 percent stake.
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