April 26 (TravelAndy): The first international flight will land at and take off today from Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar, capital of the east Indian state of Odisha.
“Odisha creates history today. The first direct international flight service commences with arrival of @AirAsia flight AK 31 from KUL to BBI,” Odisha Tourism tweeted through its official handle @odisha_tourism today.
The AirAsia flight will connect Bhubaneswar and Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital. Continue reading First international flight from Odisha
April 4 (TravelAndy): Budget airline AirAsia has announced to start a direct flight between Pontianak in Indonesia and Kuching in Malaysia from June 5, 2017.
This will mark the airline’s first direct flight route between Indonesia and Kuching.
At present, AirAsia flies only one flight from Pontianak to Malaysia — to the country’s capital Kuala Lumpur. Continue reading AirAsia to fly Pontianak-Kuching direct from June 5
February 24 (TravelAndy): AirAsia is offering an introductory all-in one-way fare of INR999 for its Bhubaneswar-Kuala Lumpur flight.
The offer is valid on tickets booked till March 5, 2017, for travel from April 26 to October 27, 2017, said the airline.
This will be the first international flight from Bhubaneswar’s Biju Patnaik International Airport. Continue reading Fly Bhubaneswar-Kuala Lumpur for INR999
February 19 (IBNS): The first AirAsia India flight touched down at Srinagar, capital of north India’s Jammu and Kashmir state, today.
The troubled mountainous state, which is a bone of contention between the nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan, attracts thousands of domestic and international tourists with his incredible beauty — because of which it has often been referred to as “heaven on earth”.
Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti waved the flag “as a landing signal” to the first AirAsia India flight today. Continue reading AirAsia India starts flights to Srinagar
January 25 (Travelandy): AirAsia X, AirAsia’s long-haul, low-cost sister airline, has got clearance from the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) to fly to the US, the airline said in a statement.
The airline is the first Asian low-cost carrier to secure approval to operate scheduled passenger flights to the US.
AirAsia X is currently considering flights to several US states including Hawaii as part of its route expansion plans. Continue reading AirAsia X cleared to fly to USA
November 15 (TravelAndy): Indian low cost carrier AirAsia has announced an all-inclusive one way fare starting from INR799.
This offer can be availed till November 20, 2016, midnight, for a travel period of May 1, 2017 to February 6, 2018, said the airline.
The lowest fare of INR799 is applicable for the Guwahati-Imphal route. Continue reading AirAsia offers tickets from INR799
October 16 (TravelAndy): AirAsia has become the latest in the list of airlines to ban Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on their flights.
The prohibition from today midnight applies to all flights operated by the AirAsia India, AirAsia Malaysia, AirAsia Thailand, AirAsia Indonesia, AirAsia Philippines, Malaysia AirAsia X, Thai AirAsia X and Indonesia AirAsia X.
This announcement follows the US department of transport’s ban on the device and reports of the replacement units catching fire. Continue reading AirAsia latest to ban Samsung Galaxy Note 7
October 3 (TravelAndy): AirAsia India announced a discount offer on its domestic network, with one way fares starting from INR899.
The airline is offering the lowest fare on the Guwahati-Imphal route.
Booking under this offer ends on October 16, for the travel period of October 4 to April 27, 2017, said the airline. Continue reading AirAsia offers tickets from INR899
July 23 (TravelAndy): India’s low cost airlines GoAir, Indigo and AirAsia India have increased excess baggage fees, following a government directive to rationalise excess baggage, said reports.
Passengers travelling in these three airlines will have to pay INR300 for every kilogram of luggage in excess of 20kg, confirmed the websites of the airlines. Earlier, this charge was INR250.
At present, all domestic carriers, except Air India, allow a free check-in luggage of 15kg.
India’s flagship carrier Air India allows passengers to carry 25kg of free check-in luggage.
May 17 (TravelAndy): AirAsia India has announced a 50% discount on air fares on domestic and select foreign routes, effective on booking done within May 18, midnight.
The discount will be valid for a travel period of August 1 to November 30, 2016.
The offer is applicable on all routes across India and on seven international destinations in South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Continue reading AirAsia India offers discounted tickets
April 19 (TravelAndy): AirAsia India has announced discounts on its domestic route, with one way, all-in tickets starting from INR999.
The offer is applicable on two domestic routes including Kochi-Bengaluru and Guwahati-Imphal.
This promotional offer is valid on tickets booked within April 24, for a travel period of October 1, 2016 to May 22, 2017. Continue reading AirAsia offers tickets starting from INR999
March 15 (TravelAndy): AirAsia has announced direct flights from Kochi, in India’s state of Kerala, to Bangkok.
The promotional offer starts from a one way all-inclusive fare of INR2999.
Tickets can be booked till March 27, for a travel period of May 16, 2016 to May 22, 2017. Continue reading AirAsia to start Kochi-Bangkok direct flights