Mittu Chandilya

Mittu Chandilya CEO

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), AirAsia India (Private) Limited

Mittu Chandilya is passionate about making flying affordable for everyone. Having lived all over the world - Canada, the U.S., China, Malaysia, India and Singapore, Mittu is excited to implement the pillar stones of AirAsia in India and revolutionize Indian aviation making flying affordable to every Indian.

Mittu brings a unique mix of leadership experiences ranging from a successful entrepreneurial start-up, to country, regional and global leadership roles within multinational organizations and finally to high-impact management consulting experience. Mittu has always been a passionate follower of the aviation industry, and in his last role as Principal and Head of Services practice in Asia-Pacific at Egon Zehnder, took leadership in the Travel & Hospitality segment where his primary focus was Airlines and Aviation.

With an eclectic background entrepreneurship and management consulting, the former model has always believed and achieved the impossible. Equipped with a formidable mix of experience ranging from a successful entrepreneurial start-up, to country, regional and global leadership roles within multinational organizations, Mittu is now ready for takeoff, heading the India operations for AirAsia.

With an aggressive and competitive approach combined with an always can do attitude, Mittu is an exceptional leader who inspires his team to constantly achieve the impossible everyday.

Mittu’s family– his parents, wife and 3 kids are an integral part of his life and they provide him the wind beneath his wings and make possible his ascent to great heights.

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