About Air Asia India
AirAsia India is a leading budget airline, based out of Chennai, India, serving domestic and international flights. The company is co-owned by AirAsia Berhad, Tata Sons, and politicianArun Bhatia. Customers can easily make bookings online from the main website at AirAsia.com/in or via the standard AirAsia app for Android and iOS devices, which can be downloaded from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store respectively. They issue electronic boarding passes and you can check-in online for your convenience.
"We have the cheapest air fare for you to fly on the World’s Best Low-Cost Airline. Start packing your bags, get your cheap flight tickets, and go on an epic journey," reads their about page.
Although it is already known as a budget carrier the airline allows travellers to make even more savings be redeeming special AirAsia coupons. We maintain an up to date list of these codes right here at DealSunny, so remember to come back to this page before booking a flight so you can get the best deal possible!
The Indian branch of the AirAsia brand was founded in 2013 and flights commenced in June 2014. They have hubs at Kempegowda International Airport and Indira Gandhi International Airport, with a dedicated fleet of 6 planes. Each plane in the fleet is an Airbus A320-200 and can hold 180 passengers (economy). The last was introduced in November, 2015, and the company has plans to increase the fleet even further in 2016.
AirAsia is the first foreign airline to set up a subsidiary in India and has grown to become the third largest budget airline in India, behindIndiGo and SpiceJet.Today S. Ramadorai is Chairman of the company, while Amar Abrol serves as CEO. He was first appointed in April, 2016.
To learn more about AirAsia and the Indian subsidiary, be sure to check out their respective about pages on AirAsia.com.
What Flights Can You Book At AirAsia
The Indian section of AirAsia allows you to book domestic and all the international flights that are available on the main AirAsia site, which covers countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, as well as Australia. You will catch your flights from either Kempegowda International Airport or Indira Gandhi International Airport.
If you're hoping to get some money off by using an AirAsia promo code, be sure to thoroughly check our list here at DealSunny to find the best offer for you. Some coupons may be applicable for any flight, but there may be others that are specific to certain flights and destinations that provide even deeper savings. Furthermore only one code can be used per booking and will usually have an expiry date.
Some of the top destinations at Air Asia include: Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Iran, Japan, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, New Zealand, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and many others.
Flight options include Return, One Way, Multi-City, and they cater to adults, children and infants of all ages. There are also numerous in flight comforts, such as hot meals, seating choices, snacks, merchandise from the in flight shop, and even the option to book the use of a Samsung Galaxy Tab to keep yourself entertained.
Although AirAsia is already a budget airline, they still like to reward travellers with special offers and other deals. Be sure to check back to DealSunny to see the current deals, but here's a general idea of what you might find over time:
- App Exclusives: Download the mobile app for Android and iOS, or the extra "Make My Trip" app, and you can receive cash back of up to Rs. 200.
- Regular Sales: Occasionally certain flights and destinations will be discounted for a limited time only. You don't have to do anything special to benefit from these savings, just book the flights as soon as possible.
- AirAsia Coupons: These are special codes that correspond to numerous discounts and deals. They are redeemed during the online checkout process. Only one is permitted per purchase.
- Payment Method Deals: If you use certain cards, mobile wallets or other payment methods, you may be able to get cash back. For example booking a domestic flight with a HDFC card currently allows you to get Rs. 800 back.
From time to time AirAsia will also share offers on their social media accounts, so make sure to get following them on Facebook and Twitter.
The most common way to pay for your AirAsia tickets is to do so online with a credit or debit card, using their 3D secure gateway. Accepted cards include but are not limited to Visa, MasterCard, JCB, American Express, Visa Debit, and Maestro. You can also use and online ATM card.
If you don't want to use your card directly, you can pay using Net Banking/Direct Debit, which will take funds from your bank account.
If you are using the app there is also a range of electronic and mobile wallets that can be used, which allows you to pay by card and bank transfer through their third party platforms.
The majority of major currencies are accepted. Your card does not have to be issued in India to pay at AirAsia India.
If you don't want to use the website or app, you can also call their call centre.
You can also purchase tickets at their sales office, airport sales counter, and AirAsia kiosks. All of these accept cash.
If you want to use an AirAsia promo code, you must do so just before the above payment step. All you need to do is enter said code in to the promo box, and if still in date you will see a confirmation message. The cost of your flights will then decrease according to the terms of the coupon. Only one can be used per booking, so make sure it's the one that gets you the most savings.
How To Book Flights
Booking flights at AirAsia is a very simple process. First you will either need to go to the main website or use their mobile app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. The latter has an average user star rating of 3.7 out of 5, from over 50,000 reviewers.
All you need to do is select your Origin location, Destination; whether it will be a Return, One Way or Multi-City flight; how many Passengers (adults, children and infants), and the Currency you will be paying in.
There is also a special box where you can enter any AirAsia offers in coupon form, to redeem your discount or deal.
Once you have paid for your flights you will receive confirmation and other details via email. You can also retrieve your itinerary from the Manage My Booking section of your online account. Here you can print your boarding pass to save time. If you are using the app you can also do a digital check in.
If your flight is cancelled by AirAsia due to circumstances beyond their control or for reasons of safety or commercial reasons, you are entitled to any rescheduled flight that is made or the value of your fare saved in credit for another flight of your choosing.
If you want a cash refund and paid via credit card, you may be able to issue a chargeback through the card provider. Obviously if you used any AirAsia coupons to get a discount you will only receive the actual cash amount charged after the discount was applied.
Unfortunately your are not permitted to cancel your flight tickets and once they are paid for you will not be granted a refund. However if you will not be taking the flight anyway, you are permitted to get a refund on airport tax within 30 days, by following the link on the website.