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AirAsia appoints cargo sales agent

PTI | Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 19:44

Chennai: AirAsia India on Thursday announced the appointment of Globe Air Cargo India, part of the ECS Group, as its Cargo General Sales and Services Agent (GSSA).

"AirAsia India is immensely happy to associate with Globe Air Cargo India of the ECS Group known for its expertise in air cargo," Mittu Chandilya, CEO, Air Asia India told reporters here.

Air Asia India, the domestic arm of Malaysian airline AirAsia, started operations in the country on June 12 and now has services to Goa, Chennai and Kochi from Bangalore.

"Bookings will be open for Chandigarh and Jaipur from tomorrow and operations to these destinations (from Bangalore) are likely to begin in early September," he said.

Stating that Air Asia flights have a belly capacity of 3 to 3.5 tons to handle cargo, he said his company had growth plans to achieve significant revenue from cargo sales.

Rajendra Dubey, Managing Director, ECS Group said his company had innovative plans to fetch cargo for Air Asia.

"We have entered into Strategic Partnership Agreement with some airlines and through such initiatives we plan to get cargo even in a tourist destination like Goa."

First Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 19:44
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