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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 ..., 3 weeks ago

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AirAsia flies into DGCA turbulence once again

AirAsia India’s plan to unbundle services has hit a Directorate General of Civil Aviation hurdle, with the aviation regulator on Tuesday asking the airline to withdraw all fees and charges, as these were introduced without informing DGCA.“AirAsia India has introduced a lot of charges such as baggage charge; we have asked the airline to withdraw charges since they introduced these without informing us,” said a ministry official. He added representatives of the airline had ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Boom time awaits air travellers!  DNA2 months ago Meet AirAsia's multitasking pilots; they do the cargo, too  Rediff.com2 months ago

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.com1 month 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 Post4 weeks 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.com4 weeks 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.com1 month 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.com1 month 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

AirAsia gets operator's permit from DGCA, all set to fly

Finally, AirAsia is all set to take wings. More than a year after the Malaysian low-cost carrier in joint venture with Tata Group and Telstra Tradeplace, set up shop in India, it received the Air Operator’s Permit (AOP) from aviation regulator on ...
 DNA2 months 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 week ago
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