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AirAsia-Tata said to offer free seats to fliers

The carrier plans to give away vacant seats for nothing at airports, expanding similar promotional offers at home in Malaysia

Bloomberg 

AirAsia Bhd, the region's biggest budget carrier, is considering offering some seats for free when it starts flying in India, a company official with direct knowledge of the matter said. The operator plans to give away vacant seats for nothing at airports, expanding similar promotional offers at home in Malaysia, the person said, asking not to be named citing rules. Passengers will have to pay taxes and other fees, the person said. AirAsia, which is awaiting a licence after winning the Indian government's approval this month to form a joint venture, is targeting to start ...

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First Published: Tue, March 26 2013. 00:48 IST
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