Low-cost carrier AirAsia India on Wednesday announced a new Guwahati-Bengaluru daily direct flight as part of its expansion plans.
AirAsia India’s 7th A320, 180-seater one class aircraft will be operational from the September 22. As a part of its continued expansion, AirAsia India will connect Bengaluru with Guwahati on a daily basis besides Hyderabad and Goa. “Keeping in mind the Central government’s vision of improving regional connectivity and increasing the airlines footprint in the Northeast region, AirAsia India will connect Bengaluru to Guwahati with a daily service,” a statement said.
Announcing the expansion plans, CEO at AirAsia India Amar Abrol 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.”
“The North East region is an 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,” the CEO added.
AirAsia India started its operations on June 12, 2014, and is now in the process of scaling up its operations to spread its wings across the Indian skies.
With the addition of a 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.