International Flights Latest Update: Here comes a piece of good news for the air passengers who are flying abroad frequently. AirAsia India on Thursday said it is offering a 50 percent discount on excess baggage fees for passengers taking connecting international flights. This offer will remain valid till June 30.
Flyers connecting to international flights from AirAsia India’s domestic flights can now pre-book their excess baggage at the significantly discounted price of Rs 100 per kg, compared to the standard excess baggage charges of Rs 450 per kg when booked online and Rs 500 per kg when booked at the airport, the airline’s statement said.
AirAsia India is majority-owned by Tata Sons Private Ltd with a shareholding of 83.67 percent and the remaining stake is with AirAsia Investment Ltd (AAIL), which is part of Malaysia’s AirAsia Group. Last month, Tata-owned Air India sent a proposal to the Competition Commission of India (CCI) to acquire AirAsia India.
AirAsia, the Malaysian airline, on the other hand, operates international flights from India. The company had earlier announced to start its international flight services from India to Malaysia and Thailand in April. The airline has introduced six new routes from India to Malaysia that includes Bengaluru-Kuala Lumpur (KL) and Chennai-Kuala Lumpur, Tiruchirappalli to KL from April 5, Kochi – KL commencing April 18, Kolkata – KL commencing April 23, and Hyderabad – KL commencing from May 1, 2022.