Air Asia, a Malaysian low-cost carrier, headquartered in Kuala Lumpur was established in 1994. The airlines was in loss until Tony Fernandes bought the airlines in 2001 and set the company on profits ever since. AirAsia gradually increased its network and started flying across the globe.
The IATA code of Air Asia India is I5.
Today Air Asia flies to 100 destinations spread over 22 countries. It has 8 affiliate airlines AirAsia India, AirAsia Japan, AirAsia X, AirAsia Zest, Indonesia AirAsia, Philippines Air Asia, Thai Air Asia & Thai Air Asia X.
Air Asia India
Air Asia India formed a syndicate with Tata and Telstra Tradeplace and ventured in the Indian aviation industry. It became the first foreign airline to benefit from Indian government’s quota for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Its main hub lies is in Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru. The no-frills carrier launched its maiden flight on Bengaluru – Goa route on June 12, 2014.
Air Asia India follows a low cost airline business model and offers meals and refreshments at extra cost. Air Asia India flies the Airbus A320-200 with a capacity of carrying 180 passengers. It is the 4th low-cost carrier in the Indian aviation market-place. It plans to gradually increase its presence all over India.
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Where does Air Asia India fly to?
Air Asia India is all set to bring a revolution in Indian aviation industry by introducing deluxe international AirAsia India from Bengaluru, Chennai, Goa, Kochi Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Kolkata to various destinations in India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Australia. Internationally, the airline operates on several routes connecting major hubs across the world.
Frequent flyer program
‘BIG’ is AirAsia’s frequent flyer program. A BIG Card holder is called a ‘BIG’ shot and can earn benefits on flight bookings.
AirAsia India allows only a single piece of cabin luggage weighing up to 7 kgs on board. So make sure only one single bag carries your laptop, camera and other necessities.Checked-in baggage should not exceed 32 kgs. You will be charged a fee for a check-in baggage at different rates depending on the weight and the airport from which you are flying. Remember, for the first 15 kg you will be charged a flat rate and a different rate for each additional kg at the airport. You can also pre-book your baggage online.
What to do before leaving for the airport?
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