On August 5, Airasia India commenced its operations from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, making Lucknow the 18th airport in the Airasia India network. The airline operates daily direct flights from Lucknow to Bangalore, Goa and New Delhi and to its other two hubs, Mumbai and Kolkata from September 1, with a total of 112 weekly direct flights connecting Lucknow to these cities. The flights will also connect Lucknow through convenient one-stop itineraries to other airports on its network, such as Srinagar, Kochi, Hyderabad, and Guwahati.

Celebrating the launch of Lucknow as the latest destination in the airline’s network, Airasia India also added a regional favourite ‘Galouti Kebab with Ulte Tawa ka Paratha’ to its in-flight dining menu – ‘Gourmair’.

Speaking about the announcement, Ankur Garg, Chief Commercial Officer, Airasia India, said, “We are delighted to add Lucknow to our network and commence operations in Uttar Pradesh. The pent up demand shown by the city in the Visiting Friends and Relatives segment along with the future prospects of travel were a contributing factor in zeroing in on Lucknow as our next destination. By operating 112 weekly direct flights at convenient timing, connecting Lucknow to Bengaluru, Delhi, Goa, Kolkata and Mumbai, we look forward to driving value for our consumer base and enabling a pleasant flying experience the Airasia India way.”