Shri Yogi Adityanath, Honourable Chief Minister Uttar Pradesh, Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia, Minister of Civil Aviation, and Mr. Sunil Bhaskaran, MD & CEO, AirAsia India, flag off AirAsia India's operations in Lucknow.
The occasion was marked by the presence of government officials including General (Dr.) VK Singh (Retd.) - Minister of State Civil Aviation, Shri Rajiv Bansal - Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), Smt. Usha Padhee - Joint Secretary, MoCA, Shri. S.P. Goyal - Additional Chief Secretary to CM, Uttar Pradesh.
The airline commenced operations with daily direct flights from Lucknow to Bangalore, Goa and New Delhi from 5th August 2022, and will connect its other two hubs, Mumbai and Kolkata from 1st September 2022, with a total of 112 weekly direct flights connecting Lucknow to these cities.