Low-cost carrier AirAsia India announced the introduction of an additional flight connecting Guwahati and New Delhi. Effective July 17, 2016, AirAsia India started operating a third direct flight connecting the two destinations. With the addition of these flights, AirAsia India will now operate 40 daily flights connecting 10 destinations across India.
Commenting on the development, CEO at AirAsia India Amar Abrol said, “This third frequency connecting New Delhi and Guwahati is an extension of our existing strategy that will cater to the market demand for the coming season. Reinforcing our commitment towards making air travel affordable, the increase in frequency of flights is designed to cater to business and leisure travelers who are constantly on the lookout for convenient and comfortable flying options. We remain committed to growing our footprint in India.”
AirAsia is a leading low-cost carrier in Asia, servicing a network of over 100 destinations. Within 14 years of operations, AirAsia has carried over 26,300 million guests and grown its fleet from just two aircraft to over 170. The airline boosts itself as a proud truly-Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) airline with established operations based in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and India, servicing a network stretching across all Asean countries and beyond.
AirAsia India, headquartered in Chennai, is a subsidiary of AirAsia. The airline is a joint venture with AirAsia Berhad, Tata Sons and Telestra Tradeplace holding varied stakes in the airline. Air Asia India commenced operations on 12 June 2014 with Bangalore as its primary hub.