The CBI on Tuesday registered a case against the Air Asia CEO, Tony Fernandes and others for violating the aviation norms which is related to the license of International flying.
The main accused regarding the violations of the aviation norms arise as Fernandes who lobby Government officials for relaxing the 5/20 rules which says that a company needs at least five years of experience in the aviation sector and should have 20 aircraft in order to get an international licence.
Apart from the Tony Fernandes, other officials booked by the CBI includes Air Asia Director R Venkatraman, Travel Food owner Sunil Kapoor, aviation consultant Deepak Talwar, Director of Singapore-based SNR Trading Rajendra Dubey and unidentified public servants.
An official said that the searches are still going at the six locations in Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai.
Air Asia currently operates international flights to all the South-east Asian nations from different states like Goa, Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Ranchi and Kolkata.