Sunil Bhaskaran

Sunil Bhaskaran, a Tata Steel veteran, was named Chief Executive and Managing Director of AirAsia India, a low-cost airline jointly owned by Tata Group and AirAsia Berhad of Malaysia, on October 18, 2018.

“With India’s aviation sector growing at a rapid pace, we are confident his extensive experience, ability to drive performance and work seamlessly with all stakeholders will be a great asset for AirAsia India,” said S. Ramadorai, Chairman, AirAsia India, currently the fourth largest low-cost carrier in the country after IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir, with a market share of 6.5%.

Bhaskaran was the vice president corporate services at Tata Steel, based in Jamshedpur.

He is also the chairman of the board at Jusco and Jamshedpur Football Club.