AirAsia India resumes in-flight meal service
On August 27, the Aviation Ministry had permitted the airlines to serve pre-packed snacks, meals and beverages on domestic flights and hot meals on international flights.
Tata Sons in talks to buy AirAsia's 49% in joint venture
“AirAsia, because of its financial difficulties, is not keen on infusing capital int...
AirAsia India starts flights on six new domestic routes, expects festive demand to increase
"Cognizant of the rise in passenger demand foreca...
AirAsia India only getting funded by Tatas, not Malaysian parent
This comes amidst rumours that Tatas are in talks to give an exit to AirAsia Berhad. Until recently, there were differences in valuation.
Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri hints at shutdown of Air Asia's Indian operations
“AirAsia’s shop is anyway shutting down,” Hardeep Singh Puri said in televised comments that were widely circulated on social media. “Their parent company has problems.”
Cash-starved AirAsia stops funding Indian arm, onus now on Tatas to mount a rescue
The airline isn’t at any immediate risk of folding, the people said. India’s aviation minister said over the weekend that AirAsia was shutting up shop in the South Asian nation, though his office later suggested the comment was taken out of context. AirAsia Group and AirAsia India declined to comment, as did a representative for Tata Group.
Budget airline AirAsia to start charging customers for checking in at airport counters
Travellers who do not check in via the airline's website, mobile app or airport kiosk will be charged 20 Malaysian ringgit ($4.83) for domestic flights and 30 Malaysian ringgit for international flights, though some exceptions will apply.
AirAsia India partners with Avis to offer passengers car rental services
As there are restrictions on mobility, particularly in major Indian cities due to the coronavirus pandemic, flyers are turning to car rental and chauffeur-driven vehicles as a safe, private and flexible alternative to public transport, the airline said.
AirAsia implementing robotic process automation to raise productivity, reduce errors
These procedures include contactless payment kiosks, enhanced features on the AirAsia mobile app and contactless kiosks in all operating airports across Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, and Japan.
DGCA suspends 2 senior officials of Air Asia over safety violations
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday suspended Captain Manish Uppal, the Head of Operations, Air Asia and Captain Muk...
Dues of 4 major domestic airlines to AAI more than doubled in Feb-July period
India has six major domestic carriers, IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoAir, AirAsia India, Air India and Vistara, which owed to the AAI a total of Rs 2562.04 crore as on August 1 and this was around 10 per cent more than on February 1, officials said. The domestic airline that owes the highest amount of dues to the AAI is Air India.
Malaysia's flagship budget airline AirAsia shuts Japan operations
The airline said it has been notified that the AirAsia Japan (AAJ) board of directors have taken a decision to cease operations with immediate effect.
AirAsia India customers to get support services through WhatsApp
AirAsia India customers will now be able get support services through WhatsApp following the budget carrier making available its virtual assistant, AirAsia Virtual Allstar (AVA) on the Facebook-run messaging platform.
DGCA suspends two senior executives of AirAsia India over safety violations
In June this year, one of AirAsia India's former pilots -- who runs a YouTube channel called Flying Beast -- alleged violations of safety norms by the low-cost airline.
AirAsia India aircraft aborts take off at Ranchi airport after encountering bird hit
This incident occurred a day after an Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people onboard overshot the runway at Kozhikode airport in rainy conditions and went down 35 feet into a slope before breaking up into two pieces, killing at least 18 people.