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AirAsia India to start Srinagar operations from Feb 19

DELHI: Low-cost carrier AirAsia India will start its Srinagar operations from Feburary 19 with operating a daily flight from New Delhi to Srinagar and back.

A spokesperson for the no frills airlines said that as part of its continued expansion, AirAsia India will connect Delhi with Srinagar on a daily basis for which booking has been already opened, reports Greater Kashmir.

As per AirAsia India, the Delhi-Srinagar flight departure will be scheduled at 07:50 am and Srinagar-Delhi departure will be at 10:00 am.

Operating since June 12, 2014 AirAsia India is a joint venture between Tata Sons Limited and Malaysia-based AirAsia.

According to the airline in view of Government of India’s vision of “improving regional connectivity and increasing the airlines footprint in the country”, AirAsia India has added Srinagar and Bagdogra to its list of destinations. Bookings for all the new sectors have been open for sale since January 18.

Announcing the expansion plans, Amar Abrol, MD & CEO, AirAsia India, said, “AirAsia India is consistently growing and is on a rapid business expansion mode. We ended 2016 on a highly positive note and are delighted to continue the same momentum in 2017 with the launch of two new sectors and an additional route. AirAsia as a group strongly believes in enhancing connectivity and making air travel affordable to one and all. Bagdogra and Srinagar are key sectors for us and we look forward to continued support from the local state governments, central government and our valued guests in taking AirAsia to greater heights in India.”

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