News: Air Asia India appoints Singapore-based Mittu Chandilya as CEO

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Air Asia India appoints Singapore-based Mittu Chandilya as CEO

The board of Air Asia India appointed Singapore based Mittu Chandilya to head the operations of the company in India, an Economic Times report said.

The board of Air Asia India appointed Singapore based Mittu Chandilya to head the operations of the company in India, an Economic Times report said.

Air Asia's founder Tony Fernandes announced via his official twitter handle that the board appointed Mittu Chandilya as the CEO of the company.  “The board of Air Asia has appointed Mittu Chandilya as the CEO of the company. Mittu is coming home to change Indian travel and make it affordable for all Indians to fly,” Fernandes tweeted.

Mittu Chandilya, 32, will be amongst the youngest CEO's to operate an airline in the country. Chandilya, educated at INSEAD in France, was formerly the head of services practices for Asia Pacific at Egon Zehnder International, an advisory firm with more than 420 consultants spread across 40 countries.

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