No-frills carrier AirAsia India today said it has added one more Airbus A320 plane in its fleet, taking the total number of aircraft to 12, and also announced the launch of services on Jaipur-Hyderabad route from next month. The airline has also added an additional flight on Bengaluru–Bhubaneshwar and Kolkata–Bhubaneshwar routes, a release today said. As a part of its fleet expansion plans, AirAsia India has inducted its 12th aircraft, which will be stationed in Bengaluru, the airline said. The Jaipur-Hyderabad flight, being launched in line with the government’s regional connectivity scheme, and the additional services to Bhubaneswar and from Bengaluru and Kolkata will commence operations from September 1, it said. The bookings for all the new sectors are open for sale from today, it said. “We received great reception in less than a month of starting the operations to Bhubaneshwar and are happy to intensify by adding another flight. We strive to provide connectivity to India’s key and under-served routes,” AirAsia India Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Amar Abrol said.
AirAsia India currently flies to 16 destinations with its hubs in Bengaluru, New Delhi and Kolkata covering Kochi, Goa, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Pune, Guwahati, Imphal, Vizag, Hyderabad, Srinagar, Bagdogra, Ranchi and Bhubaneswar.