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AirAsia to fly from Delhi soon
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AirAsia to fly from Delhi soon

The battle in the domestic aviation skies will soon shift to Delhi, with low-cost carrier AirAsia and Tata-SIA’s Vistara booking slots at the T-3 terminal of the international airport in New Delhi.  Sources in the know confirmed Vistara had booked six slots here and was ready to fly once it got the government nod. What is a surprise is that AirAsia, looking for six to seven slots here, was offered three to begin with from T3. Sources say the LCC has decided to begin services within ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Chandilya's grand plans to make AirAsia top airline in India

Former model and entrepreneur Mittu Chandilya wants to make AirAsia India's leading airline. Does he have it in him?   Image: AirAsia India, CEO Mittu Chandilya (centre) with actors Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. Photograph: Courtesy, Mittu Chandilya/Facebook The Indian skies have turned into a boxing ring. The match is fierce: no punches are spared, and the support staff alleges foul play frequently. The pugilists are rippling with muscle. In its trademark red is AirAsia; and in ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Indian airlines have kind of ganged up on us: AirAsia chief  Rediff.com1 month ago
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How rising competition adds to Air India's woes

Air India’s monopoly ended in 1991 when private-sector companies were allowed to enter commercial aviation. Till then, the national carrier was the king and passengers had to pay a fortune to fly. The result of competition has been predictable. With so much choice, Air India is in serious trouble. The national carrier’s market share has declined from a near-monopoly to 16.6 per cent as of September 2014. The airline has accumulated losses of about Rs 20,000 crore (Rs 200 billion), ...
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We will be number one in India: Airbus

IndiGo’s mega order for 250 Airbus A320 aircraft will propel Airbus into the top position in India’s narrow-bodied aircraft market, Kiran Rao, the aircraft manufacturer’s executive vice-president, has said. “Even before this deal, Airbus A320 was the main aircraft for Indian carriers. "We are in a dominant position. "If you look at our orders, we will be number one for the next 10 years. "When Vistara and AirAsia India expand, they will also choose Airbus and not switch ...
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AirAsia, Vistara book slots to fly from Delhi

Image: An airport staff employee stands inside the newly constructed T3 terminal of Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. Photograph: B Mathur/Reuters The battle for domestic skies is set to shift to the national capital, with low-cost carriers AirAsia India and Vistara booking slots in the T-3 international airport in New Delhi.Sources in the know confirmed Vistara, the joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, had booked six slots at the airport in New Delhi, ...
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AirAsia has tougher battle on home turf

Stewardesses pose in front of an Airbus A340 passenger jet. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters Tony Fernandes declares war on rivals in India, but the airline’s financials are stressed.AirAsia’s rival airlines in India have kept themselves super-busy in the past few months -- by moving court against the former’s launch, adding flights on the routes where AirAsia is operating, and engaging in a price war. On his part, AirAsia group chief executive officer Tony Fernandes ...
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AirAsia to start red eye flights to improve aircraft utilisation

To improve aircraft utilisation AirAsia India is looking at starting red-eye operations in India. A red-eye flight is any that departs late in the night and reaches early next morning. The airline, which commenced operations in June, has set a target of aircraft utilisation of 16 hours against the current 13 a day. The airline is looking at starting late-night domestic flights at competitively priced tickets. The decision to commence red-eye flights has been code-named the Armada Brief. AirAsia ...
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SpiceJet COO hits out at AirAsia's Tony Fernandes on Twitter

War of words has erupted among airlines. SpiceJet chief operating officer (COO) Sanjiv Kapoor came down heavily on AirAsia group CEO Tony Fernandes for alleging that domestic airlines, particularly IndiGo, were blocking his venture in India. On Thursday, Fernandes had lashed out at Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA), for putting spokes in AirAsia’s plans. AirAsia wanted to be a member of the group but is not being given a membership and FIA also tried to persuade the civil aviation ...
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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 Post2 months ago
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Vistara likely to receive flying permit by Nov end

Vistara - the joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines — may be able to take to skies by the end of this year, as it expects to receive its air operators’ permit from the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) by the end of next month. Sources in DGCA said the airline had only recently imported two aircraft into the country and unveiled the livery on the first. Vistara is now in the process of readying itself for base audits and to conduct proving flights as required ...
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