Malaysian budget airline AirAsia has conveyed to the civil aviation ministry that the CFO and COO for its Indian arm are both going to be Indians and it has submitted the names of its six directors for obtaining security clearance from the home ministry, an Economic Times report said.
A security clearance for the board of directors is a prerequisite for AirAsia India to receive a no-objection certificate (NoC) from the aviation ministry to launch operations. The security clearance could take anywhere between a month to three or more months. AirAsia India appointed an Indian CEO, Mittu Chandilya, to head AirAsia India on May 15 but the names of the CFO and the COO have not been decided yet.
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