AirAsia India to start operations with a no-frills model


AirAsia India’s maiden flight from Bangalore to Goa on 12 June marks the beginning of a new era in Indian aviation where passengers will have to pay for every additional service, including baggage.

AirAsia India, which will fly its Airbus A320 aircraft from Bangalore to Goa and Chennai starting 12 June, has announced it will not allow any free checked-in baggage and will not refund fares if the tickets are cancelled, according to the airline’s website.

“This is excellent as a 0kg baggage allowance will be game changing. We will see some disruptive pricing and commercial strategies from Air Asia,” said Kapil Kaul, South Asia chief executive officer (CEO) for Capa, an aviation consultancy.

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