AirAsia India

AI Express, AirAsia India exploring synergies ahead of merger 

Both airlines are looking at synergies concerning customer touchpoints, such as having a common website, social media handles, and call centres.

published on : 26th December 2022

Air India to invest big amount in AI Express

The new entity will be rebranded as Air India Express. “Bringing AirAsia India into our family and merging it with AI Express, will allow us to build a much stronger low-cost carrier .

published on : 4th November 2022

AirAsia sells remaining stake in AirAsia India to Air India

AirAsia India was a joint venture between Tata Sons and Air Asia Investment Ltd. Tata Sons had an 83.67 per cent stake and the latter owned a 16.33 per cent shareholding.

published on : 2nd November 2022

Tatas evaluating options to consolidate AirAsia India, Vistara under Air India: Sources

Air India, which the group had taken control of in January after winning the bid to acquire the national carrier for Rs 18,000 crore in October last year, has set up a team.

published on : 21st September 2022

Hyderabad-bound AirAsia India flight struck by lightning, returns to Bengaluru

An inspection by the airline later revealed that the aircraft had encountered a lightning strike. 

published on : 2nd August 2022

Air India proposes to buy Air Asia’s remaining stake

Tata Sons owns 83.67% stake in AirAsia India and the remaining stake is with AirAsia Investment Ltd (AAIL), which is part of Malaysia’s AirAsia Group.

published on : 28th April 2022

Medical emergency mid-air forces diversion of Bengaluru-Kolkata AirAsia India flight; passenger dies 

Taimur Ali Khan, in his early thirties, was a native of Medinipur in West Bengal and told the crew mid-way during the flight that he was unwell.

published on : 13th March 2022

AirAsia India flight returns to Kolkata airport after drunk woman threatens to blow up aircraft

Preliminary investigation revealed that the woman wanted to return to Kolkata and hence pulled off this ploy.

published on : 12th January 2020

AirAsia flight delayed by 4 hours, pilot puts AC on full blast to hound passengers out

Some passengers on an AirAsia India flight got into an altercation with airline staff over deplaning them after the flight was delayed by over four hours, a passenger claimed.

published on : 21st June 2018