Recently, the Indian division of the low-cost carrier, AirAsia announced that they have roped in Ratan Tata as their chief advisor. Ratan Tata, who bid goodbye to the Tata Group in December 2012, was approached by the carrier, and it took time get his nod.
This announcement was expected by industry experts as a couple of days of Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh had said that all issues pertaining to AirAsia India operations were resolved. The man who brought the cheapest car in the world, Nano, is expected to take AirAsia to great heights. Besides announcing the addition of Ratan Tata to its advisory board, the Malaysia-based chief of the carrier, Tony Fernandes said that they will soon announce the name for the position of chairman soon. With AirAsia venturing into Indian market, be sure to get cheap air tickets on offer from the carrier in the initial phase. Reiterating the same, Mr. Fernandes said that their carrier is about low fares and same will be offered to customers. Later in the year, when AirAsia will begin its services, expect to get some great deals on international flight booking.
With a growing aviation market in India, AirAsia will try to make its own mark, and will try to woo customers with competitive pricing when it starts service later this year. AirAsia has announced the name of Mittu Chandilya as the CEO of its Indian venture, where other stakeholders are Telstra Tradeplace and Tata Group.
AirAsia venture into the Indian aviation market is seen as a good omen for customers, with air ticket pricing to come down as the competition amongst other private carriers will heat up. If you want to benefit from the price reductions, then go for online flight booking with travel websites to get more discounts on your bookings.