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AirAsia to accept INR 500 and 1000 notes for flight bookings

Chandigarh, 10th November 2016: While people across the country are grappling with the momentous move by the Government to ban denominations of INR 500 and 1000 notes, AirAsia has announced its own respite for customers.

AirAsia to accept INR 500 and 1000 notes for flight bookings

AirAsia will accept INR 500 and 1000 notes until 11:59pm on the 11th of November at all AirAsia counters at airports across India to book flights. Guests who would like to make cash bookings can head to the airport counters from now until 11th of November.

All flights booked using cash will be non-refundable. Guests are requested to note that all other services such as pre-book meals, extra baggage, seat selection etc. cannot be booked under this scheme.

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. Keep updated with AirAsia’s latest promotions and activities via Twitter ( and Facebook (

About the AirAsia and AirAsia X Group 

AirAsia and AirAsia X are the leading and largest low-cost carriers in Asia, servicing the most extensive network with over 120 destinations across Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Africa and the Middle East. Since the inception of AirAsia in 2001 and AirAsia X in 2007, the group has carried over 330 million guests. AirAsia has grown its fleet from just two aircraft to over 170 A320s and proud to be a truly Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) airline with established operations based in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, India and Japan. Meanwhile, AirAsia X operates a core fleet of 31 A330-300s, each with a seat configuration of 12 Premium Flatbeds and 365 Economy seats. AirAsia X expanded its regional expansion with Thai AirAsia X operating from Don Mueang International Airport, Thailand and Indonesia AirAsia X operating from Bali, Indonesia.  Skytrax named AirAsia as the “World’s Best Low Cost Airline” for eight consecutive years from 2009 – 2016 and awarded AirAsia X for four consecutive years from 2013 – 2016 with the "World's Best Low Cost Airline Premium Cabin" and "Best Low Cost Airline Premium Seat" at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards. AirAsia and AirAsia X groups are the first airlines globally to collaborate with INTERPOL to implement the I-Checkit system to screen the passports of all its prospective passengers against information contained in the world police body’s Stolen and Lost Travel Documents (SLTD) database.