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  • AirAsia India not to charge any fee for changes made on tickets booked till May 15 Apr 19, 2021 11:04 AM IST

    AirAsia India not to charge any fee for changes made on tickets booked till May 15

    Many airlines, including IndiGo and SpiceJet, have announced similar measures allowing free rescheduling as state governments across the country impose several restrictions due to rising COVID-19 cases.

  • AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes says flying taxi business to launch in 2022 Mar 07, 2021 09:10 AM IST

    AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes says flying taxi business to launch in 2022

    Fernandes also announced the airlines’ partnership with state-run Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre for an urban drone delivery service.

  • Aviation: The winners and losers among Indian airlines in 2020 Feb 13, 2021 12:25 PM IST

    Aviation: The winners and losers among Indian airlines in 2020

    Vistara had the best passenger numbers, while cash-heavy IndiGo navigated the crisis with caution. AirIndia Express and Go Air were the worst off

  • AirAsia extends flash sale until January 22; take a look at the rates and services being offered Jan 20, 2021 06:07 PM IST

    AirAsia extends flash sale until January 22; take a look at the rates and services being offered

    While the fares start at Rs 877, customers are welcome to pick other popular destinations at discounted rates.

  • How AirAsia’s India dream came crashing down as Tata Sons ups stake Dec 30, 2020 01:33 PM IST

    How AirAsia’s India dream came crashing down as Tata Sons ups stake

    Tata Sons will increase its stake in AirAsia India from 51 percent to 83.67 percent, reducing AirAsia Group’s shareholding to just 16.33percent.

  • With eye on Air India, Tata Sons takes complete control of AirAsia India Dec 29, 2020 05:36 PM IST

    With eye on Air India, Tata Sons takes complete control of AirAsia India

    With Tata Sons taking over the operations of the private airliner and a majority stake, the salt-to-steel conglomerate has already started the process to have a separate website for AirAsia India. Sources say that the Tatas may use AirAsia India as the vehicle for their bid for Air India.

  • Fleet-footed IndiGo now has the same number of aircraft as the AirAsia group Dec 10, 2020 11:36 AM IST

    Fleet-footed IndiGo now has the same number of aircraft as the AirAsia group

    IndiGo had a fleet count of 97 aircraft at the close of Calendar Year 2015, while AirAsia group had 194 aircraft across all its subsidiaries. Five years on, IndiGo has added a staggering 185 aircraft, while AirAsia group has grown only by 88, giving both airlines 282 aircraft

  • Tata may stop paying dues to AirAsia if airline does not invest in JV: Report Dec 09, 2020 09:25 AM IST

    Tata may stop paying dues to AirAsia if airline does not invest in JV: Report

    Tata Sons holds a 51 percent stake in AirAsia India while AirAsia Berhad has a 49 percent stake.

  • AirAsia India plans expansion; to induct 3 more A320 neos by June 2021 Nov 29, 2020 04:56 PM IST

    AirAsia India plans expansion; to induct 3 more A320 neos by June 2021

    The Bengaluru-based airline took delivery of the first A320 neo in October and another one earlier this month.

  • AirAsia Berhad is reviewing its JV with Tata Sons: Report Nov 17, 2020 10:50 PM IST

    AirAsia Berhad is reviewing its JV with Tata Sons: Report

    AirAsia's businesses in Japan and India have been draining cash, causing the group much financial stress.

  • Tata vs Mistry:  Shapoorji Pallonji Group's comment on Tata's aviation business may have touched a nerve, but is it correct? Sep 23, 2020 03:08 PM IST

    Tata vs Mistry: Shapoorji Pallonji Group's comment on Tata's aviation business may have touched a nerve, but is it correct?

    Both Vistara and AirAsia India are yet to report profits. But is it fair to single them out?

  • AirAsia India customers to get support services through WhatsApp Jul 28, 2020 06:55 PM IST

    AirAsia India customers to get support services through WhatsApp

    AirAsia India is the first domestic airline to offer customer support through WhatsApp in the country, the release said.

  • Tata Sons plans to sell entire stake in AirAsia India amid COVID-19 concerns: Report Jul 13, 2020 04:24 PM IST

    Tata Sons plans to sell entire stake in AirAsia India amid COVID-19 concerns: Report

    AirAsia India has been bleeding despite conservative growth plans since its launch in 2014

  • Are the Tatas getting ready to rule the Indian skies? Jul 10, 2020 09:10 AM IST

    Are the Tatas getting ready to rule the Indian skies?

    The aviation sector is likely to see another round of market share realignment

  • Malaysia's AirAsia sees 2020 capacity at 45-60% of 2019 levels on coronavirus hit Jul 07, 2020 01:10 PM IST

    Malaysia's AirAsia sees 2020 capacity at 45-60% of 2019 levels on coronavirus hit

    The forecast was released in a presentation posted on the airline's website on Tuesday, a day after it reported its biggest first-quarter loss since it listed on the Malaysian bourse in November 2004, according to Refinitiv Eikon data.

  • AirAsia India sacks whistleblower pilot Gaurav Taneja Jun 29, 2020 01:33 PM IST

    AirAsia India sacks whistleblower pilot Gaurav Taneja

    Taneja was earlier suspended by the airline. He had alleged that the airline had violated safety regulations

  • AirAsia India launches door-to-door baggage service for passengers Jun 18, 2020 08:42 AM IST

    AirAsia India launches door-to-door baggage service for passengers

    Termed 'AirAsia FlyPorter', the airline in a release said, "This convenient service starts at an introductory price of Rs 500 for one-way delivery to or from the airport and is available in Bengaluru, New Delhi and Hyderabad as part of the first phase of launch with Mumbai coming shortly as well."

  • Chartered flight arranged by law school graduates ferries home Jharkhand migrants from Mumbai May 28, 2020 09:00 PM IST

    Chartered flight arranged by law school graduates ferries home Jharkhand migrants from Mumbai

    The Air Asia flight carrying 169 migrant workers and five children left the western metropolis at 6.25 am and reached Ranchi, the Jharkhand capital, around 8.25 am, an airline spokesperson said.

  • IndiGo, AirAsia have started giving ticket refunds in travel agents' accounts: EaseMyTrip.com May 28, 2020 07:35 AM IST

    IndiGo, AirAsia have started giving ticket refunds in travel agents' accounts: EaseMyTrip.com

    "All passengers who want refund instead of credit shell would be refunded. Currently, AirAsia has done specifically with EaseMyTrip.com and we have refunded money to customers in their bank account, even though we were getting money from AirAsia in our ticketing wallet.

  • AirAsia India opens bookings for 21 destinations May 24, 2020 04:03 PM IST

    AirAsia India opens bookings for 21 destinations

    In a release, the airline said it would strictly follow the SOPs (standard operating procedures) and guidelines laid out by the regulatory bodies to enable safe travel.

  • AirAsia will not take jet deliveries this year, re-looking at Airbus order book Apr 29, 2020 11:38 AM IST

    AirAsia will not take jet deliveries this year, re-looking at Airbus order book

    Reuters last week reported Airbus has put six jets up for sale after giving up on AirAsia taking delivery of them, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  • Coronavirus impact | AirAsia launches red-coloured PPE suits for its cabin crew Apr 28, 2020 01:32 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | AirAsia launches red-coloured PPE suits for its cabin crew

    Flight attendants will be required to wear the PPE on all of the carrier's domestic and international flights.

  • Coronavirus impact | AirAsia India pilots face salary cut: Sources Apr 21, 2020 02:51 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | AirAsia India pilots face salary cut: Sources

    While Captains saw a salary cut of 13 percent, first officers salary has been trimmed by 7 percent

  • Airbus puts six jets made for AirAsia up for sale as crisis deepens Apr 21, 2020 07:53 AM IST

    Airbus puts six jets made for AirAsia up for sale as crisis deepens

    Like other airlines looking to save cash amid lockdowns and travel bans that have crippled their business, AirAsia has said it doesn’t need any more aircraft this year.

  • AirAsia cuts staff salaries by up to 20% for April Apr 20, 2020 01:25 PM IST

    AirAsia cuts staff salaries by up to 20% for April

    The Bengaluru-headquartered budget carrier is the latest to join the other domestic airlines such as IndiGo, SpiceJet and Vistara, who have already taken similar measures to cut fixed cost amid grounding of their fleet.

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