AirAsia changes its ‘pilot’

AirAsia India today announced the appointment of Amar Abrol as the new managing director of the airline in addition to his role as chief executive officer.

S. Ramadorai, chairman, AirAsia India said, “I would like to congratulate Amar on being unanimously chosen by the AirAsia India Board to become the Managing Director in addition to his current role as the CEO. Amar joined the airline at the most opportune time eight months ago; together with his enthusiastic team of Allstars, Amar has propelled the airline towards its growth trajectory.”

Amar Abrol was appointed as CEO of the airline in April 2016. Backed with over 2 decades of experience, Amar has led diverse teams across multiple markets including Hong Kong, Singapore, UK, India and Malaysia in his previous roles, the airlines said in a statement.

AirAsia India currently flies to 11 destinations with its two hubs in Bengaluru & New Delhi covering Chandigarh, Jaipur, Guwahati, Imphal, Pune, Goa, Vizag, Kochi and Hyderabad.