Bangalore: Latest airline to join India's budget carrier bandwagon, AirAsia India, started its operation on Thursday evening with an inaugural flight from Bangalore to Goa.
AirAsia India's inaugural flight takes off from Bangalore's Kempegowda International Airport for Goa at around 3 pm.
AirAsia India, the Indian arm of the Malaysian no-frills airline headed by Tony Fernandes, is the fourth budget carrier in the country -- after IndiGo, SpiceJet
AirAsia India had taken passengers by a surprise when it announced tickets for its maiden flight at just Rs 990. The tickets had sold out in just 10 minutes.