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AirAsia on Wednesday announced the appointment of Amit Singh as the Director of Flight Operations and Ganpathy Sampath as the Head of Engineering for AirAsia India.
Singh has 20 years of Airline Experience, with the last seven years dedicated to developing and managing budget airlines. He has more than 11,000 flying hours on the Boeing B777 and Airbus A320 and has flown with Air India, IndiGo and Scoot. Sampath has over 30 years of Aviation experience having served at HAL, Jet Airways, Honeywell Aerospace and Go Airlines, where his career progressed from engineer to General Manager. He is an engineering graduate with a BE in Electronics & Communication from UVCE, Bangalore and MTech (Aero) from IIT-Madras. He also has a DGCA license and worked on various types of commercial, business, general aviation, helicopters and military aircraft.
At present, AirAsia through its operations based in Thailand and Malaysia already connect Chennai, Bangalore, Thiruchirapalli (Trichy), Kochi and Kolkata.