AirAsia India‎'s first Airbus A320 landed at Chennai airport this morning.

The aircraft flying from France via Turkey landed in Chennai at 9.11 am, said a source in Chennai airport.

Air Asia India has received in-principle approval to import 10 Airbus A-320 aircraft.‎ Air Asia has tied up with the Tata group and the Arun Bhatia-led Telstra Tradeplace to launch AirAsia India, which will operate a low-cost passenger airline service in the country.

According to the source this was a ferry aircraft or a new aircraft being delivered to a customer from its place of manufacture.

The AirAsia CEO recently said the airline is like to start operations in March or April.

(This article was published on March 22, 2014)
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