AirAsia India, the domestic aviation airline, has said on last Friday that it had added new Airbus A320 aircraft to its fleet. Also, the flight service from Ranchi to three new destinations will be started from next month.
AirAsia India will introduce flights from Ranchi to Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Bhubaneswar, besides scaling up the frequency on Bengaluru-Hyderabad route, the airline said in a statement.
AirAsia India’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Amar Arol said, “We are happy to connect Tier II cities through new routes and make air travel economical for everyone.”
13th aircraft to be stationed in Bengaluru!
Three years ago Air Asia Group Chief Executive Officer Tony Fernandes had said that after adding the new plane, AirAsia India fleet had taken 13 A320 aircraft. Besides, the airline company is adding ten aircraft each year. In this way, India will become a big hub for us. The market share of the company is 13 aircraft in the bays for flying at 16 destinations with just 3.4 percent in April-June quarter. It is making a lot of efforts to compete with its rival airline companies.
With the induction of the new plane, AirAsia India has now a fleet of 13 A320 aircraft, which are not in sync with its plans of adding 10 aircraft per year, announced at the time of launch in June 2013.
Customers can book their flights on www.airasia.com or the AirAsia mobile app and avail fares from as low as INR 2,299 for flights connecting Ranchi-Bhubaneswar, INR 2,799 for Hyderabad-Ranchi and INR 3,299 for Bengaluru-Ranchi.
The promotional fares are available from 8th September to 17th September 2017. These routes will be operational from 7th October 2017.
Effective 7th October 2017, AirAsia India will operate flights to the new routes mentioned below:
AirAsia India currently flies to 16 destinations with its hubs in Bengaluru, New Delhi and Kolkata covering Jaipur, Chandigarh, Pune, Guwahati, Imphal, Vizag, Kochi, Goa, Hyderabad, Srinagar, Bagdogra, and Ranchi and Bhubaneswar.