India aviation regulator grants permit to AirAsia India

India's aviation regulator on Wednesday granted an operating permit to AirAsia's Indian venture, a senior government official said, paving the way for the carrier to launch services in the country. -- FILE PHOTO: AIRASIA
India's aviation regulator on Wednesday granted an operating permit to AirAsia's Indian venture, a senior government official said, paving the way for the carrier to launch services in the country. -- FILE PHOTO: AIRASIA

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - India's aviation regulator on Wednesday granted an operating permit to AirAsia's Indian venture, a senior government official said, paving the way for the carrier to launch services in the country.

AirAsia India is a joint venture between the Malaysia-based low-cost airline, India's Tata Group and investment firm Telestra Tradeplace. It plans to use Airbus A320 planes.

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