AirAsia India New Delhi – Chandigarh flight to Commence from August 1

AirAsia India is all set to commence daily direct services on New Delhi – Chandigarh route from August 1, 2019.

The flight would leave Delhi airport at 10.40 am every day and would arrive at Chandigarh airport at 11.50 am. The return flight would depart from Chandigarh every day at 12.50 pm and arrive in Delhi at 1.55 pm.

AirAsia India also plans to introduce an additional flight on New Delhi-Bengaluru route. The airline’s New Delhi-Bengaluru flight will commence from August 5, 2019. It already has three flights on the route.

AirAsia has 32 flight departures from New Delhi to various destinations.

AirAsia India plans to expand fleet size

Meanwhile, AirAsia India plans to expand its fleet size to 30 by the end of 2019. It may lease nine narrow-body aircraft Airbus A320 in the upcoming months, claimed a report by Financial Express.

AirAsia received eight slots of the grounded Jet Airways at Mumbai. The airline is also awaiting regulatory approval to begin international operations.

Also Read: AirAsia India Launches Flights to Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Kuala Lumpur by October

In June 2019, AirAsia reported a passenger load factor of 90.7%, slightly higher than 87.8% it reported in May 2019. The airline came second in On-time Performance (OTP) with 85.1% as per the report of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) released in June 2019. It also reported 2.33% of cancellation rate.

The domestic airlines carried 706.80 lakhs passengers during Jan-June 2019 against 684.83 lakhs during the corresponding period of the previous year, thereby registering a growth of 3.21%.

AirAsia India is a joint venture between Tata Sons and Malaysia-based AirAsia Berhad.

Ria Lakshman

Ria is a lead news writer at Aviation Scoop. She writes from dawn to dusk, reads in the evenings, and draws at some ungodly hours. She loathes human interaction, and finds solace in the sweet, musky smell of old books, and rain. Find her on Twitter here - @rialakshman.

Share
Published by
Ria Lakshman

Recent Posts

Vistara Losses Almost Double in FY19 Owing to High Fuel and Operational Costs

Last financial year wasn’t necessarily the best one for the Indian aviation industry. The sector saw some serious losses and…

1 day ago

Air India Wins The Record Of Flying The Longest Flight In Shortest Duration, Beats Emirates

Air India has achieved a unique feat of operating the world’s longest flight in the shortest duration. The airline’s flight…

7 days ago

Vistara To Fly To Europe And More Countries In Asia By 2020: CEO

India’s full-service carrier Vistara plans to focus on Europe and Asia as its ‘Phase One’ expansion, according to Leslie Thng,…

7 days ago

Himachal Pradesh Seeks A Grant From Central Government For Airport Construction

The Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jairam Thakur has requested the N. K. Singh, the Finance Commission Chairman, to sanction…

1 week ago

Global Air Freight Demand Stays Low In June 2019: IATA

The global demand for air freight has declined by 4.8% in June 2019 compared to the same period last year,…

1 week ago

Vistara Begins Its International Operations With Delhi-Singapore Flight

India’s full-service carrier Vistara has finally begun its international operation. Vistara flight from Delhi to Singapore took off from Delhi…

1 week ago