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We will go where no one goes, says AirAsia chief

We will go where no one goes, says AirAsia chief

AirAsia India, the latest entrant in India’s low-cost airline segment, is considering routes different from those taken by other airlines. These included the Northeast which, the company thought, offered an exciting opportunity, said Tony Fernandes, chief executive of AirAsia Group. “We will go places where no one goes. “We are different animals. “We want to fly more people, make flying more affordable and reduce the cost as much as possible because the lower the cost of ..., 1 month ago

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AirAsia to focus on smaller cities

The country’s newest low-cost carrier, AirAsia,  will focus on Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities for business and not depend on metro cities. The airline would continue to charge Rs 990 a ticket and would compete with the Indian Railways, not with other airlines, said a top AirAsia executive. The Indo-Malaysian joint venture of AirAsia Berhad (49 per cent), Tata Sons (30 per cent) and Telstra Tradeplace (21 per cent) took to the skies today a month after the Director General of Civil Aviation ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Price war: Fly AirAsia for Rs 5, IndiGo at Re 1!

AirAsia’s Rs 5 basic fare offer has triggered competition and criticism from rivals, with market leader IndiGo launching a Rs 1 basic fare on AirAsia’s inaugural routes and SpiceJet Chief Operating Officer Sanjiv Kapoor questioning the silence of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on the price war.  On Friday night, AirAsia said it was offering 15,000 tickets at a basic fare of Rs 5 on the Bangalore-Goa and Bangalore-Chennai sectors. Click NEXT to read ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Aviation industry in India is small, says AirAsia CEO

"For the size of the population and for the size of the potential tourist market, the aviation industry is very small. There is huge scope for fourth airline, I would tell my competitors this is not about one airline or two airline or three airline- ...
 Jagran Post1 month ago

Tribunal stays Bengaluru airport's sop to hub airline companies

A tribunal on Tuesday stayed the Bengaluru airport’s move to raise landing and parking charges and offer discounts to carriers making it their hub. Bangalore International Airport Ltd has offered a 40 per cent discount on landing and parking charges to airlines headquartered in the city that kept most of their aircraft in the airport. On an appeal by the Federation of Indian Airlines, a lobby group of private airlines, the Airport Economic Regulatory Authority Appellate Tribunal on ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

flydubai eyes stakes in India's budget airlines

Close on the heels of Qatar Airways showing an interest in the country’s largest budget carrier IndiGo, Dubai-based low-cost carrier flydubai on Monday said it was 'open' to investing in an efficient Indian airline. “The focus from shareholders is to grow the airline in Dubai, and right now we have no mandate to go outside. "But we have a dialogue with Indian airlines all the time. If we find a good opportunity, we will consider it. "We will then go and seek approval from the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

What ails the aviation sector?

Jet Airways and Air India's poor results show how troubled the sector is. Jet Airways’ loss of Rs 2,153 crore (Rs 21.53 billion) for the three months ended March 31, 2014, is the highest ever quarterly loss recorded by an Indian carrier. Though the company has said that it will implement a new route network and fleet strategy, as well as cost optimisation -- and that this will help it return to profits in 18 months -- it is clear that the sector is in serious pain. State-owned Air India ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

AirAsia India HQ may move out from Chennai

To a question on whether the airline planned to move its headquarters from Chennai, chief executive Mittu Chandilya said, “Nothing immediately but you should not be shocked if we do.” The possible change in the airline’s earlier decision is apparently due to various factors, the key being its relationship with the state government. Other states are a lot more interested and excited in having it. “We are not looking at any financial help from the state governments; it is ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Jet to scrap low-cost service by year-end

Jet Airways has decided to scrap its low-cost brand, Jet Konnect, launched five years ago, to focus on its full-service operation, as it faces competition from established airlines and start-ups like AirAsia and Vistara. The airline, which reported its sixth straight quarter of losses on Monday (though it managed to reduce the figure), will reconfigure all its Boeing planes and offer a standard configuration of 12 business class and 156 economy seats. Jet Airways hopes to switch to the single ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Corporate travel helps GoAir raise revenue

GoAir aimed to grow its revenue by over 36 per cent and carry over 6.7 million passengers in 2014-15 with increased capacity, better loads and improved corporate sales, the airline’s chief executive officer Giorgio De Roni said. The airline made profits in 2013-14, but they were lower than the Rs 104 crore (Rs 1.04 billion) of 2012-13.   GoAir is in talks with foreign airlines for a strategic investment but De Roni said the airline was not under pressure to sign a deal and a ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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