AIX Connect, formerly known as AirAsia India, is an Indian low-cost airline headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka. The airline was a joint venture between Tata Sons and AirAsia Bhd. Tata Sons currently holds a 100% stake in the airline, after AirAsia Bhd sold its remaining 16.33℅ stake to Air India. It commenced operations in June 2014 with Bangalore as its primary operating base. In December 2022, AirAsia India was renamed AIX Connect. AirAsia is the first foreign airline to set up a subsidiary in India and the company marked the Tata Group's return to the aviation industry after 60 years, having ceded Air India in 1946. As of June 2020, AirAsia India was the 4th largest carrier in India, after IndiGo, SpiceJet and Air India, with a market share of 7.2%.
IATA CODE: I5