AirAsia India to move all domestic operations to T2 at BLR Airport
AirAsia India has announced that the airline would be moving all domestic operations to the newly launched Terminal 2 at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) from February 15. AirAsia India would be operating from T2 with state-of-the-art facilities and a majority of departures being facilitated via aerobridge.
Bengaluru is the home base and largest hub for AirAsia India, and will operate 43 daily departures connecting Bengaluru to Delhi, Goa, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Ranchi, Kochi, Chennai, Visakhapatnam and Surat. The airline will also operate connecting flights from Bengaluru to Imphal and Srinagar on its network.
Speaking about the move, Aloke Singh, President, AirAsia India, said, “As we continue to grow and expand, we are pleased to announce the relocation of our operations to the new Terminal 2 at our home base of Bengaluru. We share the ethos of T2, built on the premises of ‘sustainability’, ‘technology’, ‘innovation’ and ‘art’. The new terminal operations will serve as a catalyst for our Bengaluru operations, one of the largest with 43 daily departures.”
Adding to this, Hari Marar, MD & CEO, Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL), said, “We are gearing up to welcome the passengers of AirAsia India to BLR Airport’s new Terminal 2 (T2), which is set to offer them a distinctive experience. BLR Airport is seeing a strong rebound in passenger traffic as the number of passengers and flight movements have steadily climbed over the last few months. With the additional capacity that is available at T2, we are now well-equipped to handle this growth and serve as the new gateway to India.”