AirAsia India is set to launch Bengaluru-Mumbai service next month as it adds its 20th aircraft to its fleet.

The low-cost carrier will operated daily daily on the route starting 15 January.

FlightGlobal schedules data shows that AirAsia India will compete with seven carriers on the Bengaluru-Mumbai route, including Air India, GoAir, IndiGo, and SpiceJet.

"We are pleased to make the much awaited announcement of adding Mumbai to our network. This is a great way to end 2018, and in line with our ultimate vision is to focus on revolutionising air travel in the markets that we operate in. We’re also happy to welcome our 20th Airbus A320 aircraft to our fleet," says chief executive Sunil Bhaskaran.

In the same week, the Kolkata-Guwahati frequency will be doubled to twice-daily, and it will add a third daily frequency to Bengaluru-Kolkata.

Source: Cirium Dashboard