The Director General of Civil Aviation (DCGA) imposed a hefty fine of Rs 20 lakhs on Air Asia, owned by Tata Groups, on February 11. AirAsia India was fined for breaking some rules pertaining to pilot training. In addition, DCGA also ordered three-month suspension of the airline's head of training. Notably, On January 23, AirAsia India allegedly violated aviation norms with respect to pilot proficiency checks and instrument rating tests.
Courtesy: Zee News India
AirAsia India's two A320 planes from Delhi to Srinagar returned to Delhi on June 11 after experiencing mechanical difficulties in the air. The airline informed customers they could either cancel their travel and receive a refund, or they could book another ticket within the next 30 days. "The aircraft is being operated after rectification of the snag to recover continuity of operations to and from Srinagar," stated AirAsia India spokesperson… read-more
Courtesy: DNA India
Air Asia has planned to increase its cargo business in view of rising e-commerce logistics. The company is reportedly planning to convert its 362 orders of passenger planes 'A321neo' to a freight carrying cargo aircraft, manufactured by Airbus. Moreover, the company aims to raise 50 million to 100 million dollars by the end of 2021 and is planning to list a separate company in three years.