AirAsia India: News

14 May 2024

Air India Express

AI flight cancellation fiasco: Woman couldn't meet husband before death

The family of a woman said she couldn't bid farewell to her husband—who was in an ICU in Oman—before he passed away because her Air India Express flight was canceled last week.

09 May 2024

Air India Express

AI Express fires cabin crew members over 'premeditated' sick leave

The Air India Express terminated the services of 25 cabin crew members on Thursday—a day after around 300 airline employees took a "massive sick leave."

08 May 2024

Air India Express

Aviation ministry seeks Air India Express's report over flight cancellations

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has sought a comprehensive report from Air India Express over the cancellation of nearly 90 flights since Tuesday night.

DGCA fines AirAsia India Rs. 20 lakh for violating rules

Indian aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has fined AirAsia (India) Rs. 20 lakh after its surveillance inspection found that a series of mandatory exercises for the pilots of the airline was not completed as per the schedule.

02 Nov 2022

Air India

AirAsia sells remaining stakes in Indian arm to Air India

AirAsia Aviation Group Ltd. (AAGL) has sold its remaining shares in its Indian arm AirAsia (India) to Tata's Air India.

04 Jul 2022

Jet Airways

Over 50% IndiGo flights delayed as crew attend job interviews

More than 50% of the flights operated by IndiGo were delayed on Saturday due to Air India's recruitment process on the same day, according to the reports.

24 Aug 2021


When AirAsia, IndiGo flights came shockingly close to each other

AirAsia India's Ahmedabad-Chennai flight and IndiGo's Bengaluru-Vadodara flight came within eight kilometers of each other with 300 ft vertical separation between them over Mumbai airspace on January 29, according to an Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) report.

14 Dec 2020

Air India

Decades after exit, Tata Group expresses interest in Air India

One of India's largest conglomerates, the Tata Group, has submitted an expression of interest for acquiring the beleaguered national carrier Air India.

28 Oct 2018


Chopper carrying Leicester City chairman crashes outside King Power Stadium

A helicopter believed to be carrying Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, the chairman of football club Leicester City, crashed outside the King Power Stadium shortly after Leicester's home draw with West Ham United on Saturday night.

06 Sep 2018


Bengaluru International Airport to introduce facial recognition facility from 2019

Bengaluru International Airport Thursday said it plans to roll out facial recognition facility for the passengers of some select airlines from early next year as it seeks to make the boarding process paperless.

29 Aug 2018


AirAsia India inducts 19th aircraft; needs one more for international-operations

AirAsia India today announced the induction of 19th aircraft in its fleet and said it will add two new routes to its flight network from October.

27 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

19-year-old, 'unaware of pregnancy,' delivers and abandons dead-foetus on flight

A woman who gave birth to a premature stillborn baby onboard an Imphal-Guwahati-Delhi Air Asia flight two days ago wasn't aware she was pregnant, she has said.

25 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Newborn's body with paper stuffed in mouth found on flight

In a shocking incident, the dead-body of an infant was found onboard a New Delhi-bound AirAsia flight inside the toilet.

19 Jul 2018


Malaysia: AirAsia announces $30bn deal for 100 Airbus planes

Malaysian budget airline AirAsia today announced an additional order of 34 Airbus A330neo planes, bringing the total value of its expanded 100-plane order to $30 billion.

22 Jun 2018

West Bengal

DGCA probing altercation between AirAsia staff, passengers: Jayant Sinha

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has started a probe in an incident in which passengers of an AirAsia India flight from Kolkata to Bagdogra got into an altercation with the airline staff after the flight was delayed by over 4-hours.

21 Jun 2018


Crying children, vomiting women: AirAsia's flight delay turns horrific

Many passengers on board an AirAsia flight bound for Bagdogra from Kolkata complained of ill-treatment by staff while the aircraft was grounded for over four hours.

08 May 2018


Surat-Bengaluru daily flights from June, courtesy AirAsia

In a first, AirAsia will start a daily flight connecting Bengaluru with Surat from June 1 this year, the same month it completes 4 years in the business.

08 Apr 2018


AirAsia India expands its fleet size to 18 planes

AirAsia India has expanded its fleet size to 18 planes with the induction of a new Airbus A320, which will help it add new routes and enhance the frequency between Kolkata and Bagdogra.

26 Feb 2018

Jet Airways

Bengaluru: Check-in from airport buses, skip line

Have no check-in luggage, yet have to stand in queue to get your boarding pass? Why not take the BMTC volvo bus to the airport and do the check-in in the kiosks installed inside and get a printed boarding pass?

24 Feb 2018


AirAsia reintroduces Chennai-Bengaluru flights

Budget carrier AirAsia has resumed its service in the Chennai-Bengaluru sector, more than two years after it suspended operations on that route.

15 Jan 2018


Fake jobs scam targets AirAsia: Know how to protect yourself

Fake jobs scam in India are a dime a dozen. The latest to warn people is AirAsia, which has reportedly received several complaints regarding fraudulent offers on their behalf.

21 Aug 2017


Drone scare at IGI Airport, operations disrupted

Operations at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport were suspended twice after an unidentified flying object (UFO) was sighted near the airport.

01 Jan 2017


Delhi High Court rules on myriad issues

Delhi High Court has seen a significant number of public interest litigations (PIL) and litigation on a variety of issues.