Asia's leading airline was established with the dream of making flying possible for everyone. Since 2001, AirAsia has swiftly broken travel norms around the globe and has risen to become the world's best. With a route network that spans over 20 countries, AirAsia continues to pave the way for low-cost aviation through our innovative solutions, efficient processes and a
passionate approach to business. Together with our associate companies, AirAsia X, Thai
AirAsia, Indonesia AirAsia, and Philippines' AirAsia Inc., AirAsia is set to take low-cost flying to an all-new high with our belief, "Now Everyone Can Fly".
AirAsia India is the proposed Indian subsidiary of AirAsia, Asia's largest low-fare, no-frills airline. The airline would be operated as a joint venture between Tata Sons and AirAsia, with AirAsia holding 49% of the airline, Tata Sons holding 30% and Amit Bhatia taking up the remaining 21% in the airline. AirAsia is the first foreign airline to set up a subsidiary in India.
Our AirAsia India CEO
AirAsia India’s Board of Directors have appointed Mittu Chandilya as the Chief
Executive Officer (CEO) of AirAsia India (Private) Limited.
Mittu brings a unique mix of leadership experiences ranging from a successful entrepreneurial start-up, to country, regional and global leadership roles within multinational organizations and finally to high-impact management consulting experience. A passionate follower of the aviation industry, and in his last role as Principal and Head of Services practice in Asia-Pacific at Egon Zehnder, Mittu took leadership in the Travel & Hospitality segment where his primary focus was Airlines and Aviation.
In accepting the appointment as CEO of AirAsia India, Mittu Chandilya said, "I am a native of Chennai and I am excited about returning to India to revolutionize the air travel industry here. I am looking forward to being part of the dynamic AirAsia family, and most importantly, to bring a whole new meaning to the word 'flying' to consumers in India."
Mittu grew up in India, Africa and the USA and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Economics (Dean’s List) with a distinguishing triple major from Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, USA. Mittu also has MBA degrees from INSEAD, France/Singapore and from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.
WHERE WE FLY
Known as 'Pink City' and 'Paris of India', this largest city in Rajasthan is popular for its urban quarters and broad streets. The Jantar Mantar is the perfect spot to appreciate the collection of astronomical architectures built by a Mughal Commander, also a favourite filming location for many local and international productions. Among the many sites in Jaipur is the iconic Amber Fort. Once at the royal palace, hitch an elephant ride to the top for the an ultimate regal
Also don't miss The Govind Dev ji Temple, Birla Temple and Vidhan Sabha.
Known for its plethora of amazing restaurants and admirable museums, Pune’s many hill forts offer breathtaking panoramic views of the city. Its large population of students from around the globe - also creates a vibrant nightlife and party scene. At the Raja Dinka Kelkar Museum, you’ll find fascinating local crafts among the 36 sections inside. The annual Pune International Film Festival is another crowd favourite, attracting many worldwide.
Also don't miss The Chaturshringi Fair, Aga Khan Palace and the Osho Garden.
Also known as Kovai, Coimbatore is home to several nature and amusement parks, like the Kovai Kondattam theme park where families can enjoy a day of fun in the water world. This city also proudly lays claim to having the second tastiest water in the world (after the Nile) from the Siruvani River. The Siruvani dam by the river is surrounded by forest reserves and a waterfall, making it a big attraction for tourists.
Also don't miss Asia's largest statue of Lord Ganesha at Puliakulam, Athar Jamad Masjid and the Maharaja Water Theme Park.
Tiruchirapalli, Tiruchi or Trichy is one of the oldest inhabited cities in Tamil Nadu and is a city of rich traditions, culture and history. Situated strategically on the banks of the Cauvery River, this commercially thriving city boasts a number of beautifully engineered forts and temples, like the Rockfort - a fortress that stands atop a 273-foot high rock, while at the same time, a substantial population of students and migrant workers gives the city a more cosmopolitan look than its surrounding countryside.
Also don't miss The Jambukeswarar Temple at Thiruvanaikkaval and the Grand Anaicut dam.
Rechristened from its pre-colonial name, Bengaluru, the Silicon Valley of India is a techie's paradise for its highest concentration of IT companies in the country. Rich in art and culture, the city has it all - sightseeing across majestic colonial buildings, leafy parks and numerous museums, spiritual retreats and trekking, a robust nightlife and a lively music scene.
Also don't miss Vidhana Soudha, Cubbon Park and the Ulsoor Lake to get the feeling of what being a true Banglorean is all about.
The City of Pearls, Hyderabad was made famous back in the days for being the metropolis of pearl and diamond trading. This city's many attractions include heritage monuments,
panoramic lakes, admirable museums and rich Mugal delicacies which will tingle even the pickiest taste buds.
Also don't miss The Charminar, Falaknuma Palace, Birla Mandir, Golkonda Fort and
Salarjung Museum for these places offer the city's best, then later entertain yourself with a good Indian movie at the Ramoji Film City, the largest integrated film city in the world.
Perfect for partygoers, Goa's palm-lined sandy beaches and lively party atmosphere has drawn a wide international crowd, but places for prayer and meditation are also open to visitors. Aside from nightlife and relaxation, there’s flea market shopping and
sightseeing in the Portuguese district of Old Goa. Dining is also a treat - just one taste of fish curry, a Goan specialty - and you will understand why Goa’s magic will never go away!
Also don't miss Goa's flagship beach Calangute and Panaji Kala Academy to get a taste of Goan culture.
Signified as the 'Evergreen City of India' by Mahatma Gandhi, this largest and most populous city in Kerala was built on seven hills by the sea shore and has now developed into a
sprawling metropolis while still maintaining its past charm and glory, despite the frenetic pace of modern city life. Must-see attractions include Hawa Beach, Kovalam, Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam, Neyyar Dam and the list goes on.
Also don't miss out on this city's local cuisines often served on a banana leaf, with coconut milk widely used in dishes that will surely keep you coming back for more.
Formerly known as Cochin, Kochi is a charming South Indian city that holds an interesting mixture of British, Holland, Portuguese, Chinese, Arab and Jewish influences from its colonial past. Many flock to Kochi for its harmonious ambience and vast open spaces. It is a land famed for its beautiful seaside, skylines and awe-inspiring landscapes, not to mention its invaluable resource to India's overall economy.
Also don't miss Fort Kochi, Mattancherry, Veega Land and Kerala Kathakali Centre just to name a few.
Pay for only what you need! AirAsia India lets you choose what you truly need on every single flight.
Flying is now affordable with our amazingly low fares. Forget about steep fares offering luxurious airport lounges and other frills; with AirAsia India, you get to choose exactly what you need. Customise the way you fly and opt to add-on hot, delicious inflight meals, seat selection or comfort kits. You'll only need to pay for what you want.
Only the tastiest flavours make up our varied menu that comprises of Asian, international and vegetarian fares to please even the pickiest eaters. Hot or cold, spicy or zesty, the choice is yours.
No matter what kind of airfare you're travelling on, we believe in providing you with the best flight experience possible. This includes giving you the option to choose your preferred seat; aisle or window seat or even just sitting with your family and friends!
Sweet dreams are made of a neck pillow, woven blanket, drawstring bag and eye shades. Sit back and relax with this reusable kit, and take it with you the next time you travel.
Fly in our brand new Airbus 320!
Our brand new planes promise to be a wonderful experience with spacious cabins, reclining seats and extra overhead baggage space. You can choose either Hot Seats for extra legroom or keep your travel party together with Standard Seats.
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