AirAsia India to double its fleet; plans to start international services by October


Budget carrier AirAsia India is looking to double its fleet in the next 12-15 months as well as launch international operations by October, a senior official said. 

The Bengaluru-headquartered airline — a joint venture between Tatas and Malaysia’s AirAsia Berhad — is eligible to fly overseas. Currently, it has a fleet of 21 A 320 planes. 

“We are planning to double our capacity (fleet size) in the next 12-15 months, beginning May this year. We are planning to induct some fuel-efficient A320 neo planes as well in our fleet ” the official told PTI. 

AirAsia India, which started operations on June 12 2014, had a market share of 6.2 per cent of the domestic traffic in April.  Read More

 

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