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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
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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 Post2 months 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.com2 months 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
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AirAsia launches free user trial of on board WiFi service

The trial will be available for free for up to 60 passengers on selected flights from now until October. The Airline has not given details of the sectors on which WiFi would be available. Those using the service will have an Internet data quota of 1 MB and ...
 Jagran Post3 days 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.com3 weeks 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.com1 month ago

Indian carriers may not get leeway on flying abroad

The Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is unlikely to lift restrictions on domestic airlines to launch international services anytime soon.   According to the current norms, Indian airlines are required to have at least five years of operational experience and a fleet of a minimum of 20 aircraft (known as the 5/20 rule) for starting international services.   A senior official in the civil aviation ministry said, “There is a lot of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Tata-SIA to start hiring this week

Tata-SIA Airlines Ltd, a joint venture between the Tata group and Singapore Airlines, is gearing up to start the recruitment process, for which recruitment advertisements will be released this week. The airline, which plans to launch services from September this year and is awaiting the Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s nod for the same, will hire engineers, cabin crew and security personnel in the first phase. In the first year of operation, the airline will lease 20 Airbus A320s.
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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