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Indian Airlines Akasa Air’s First Flight Takes Off From Mumbai

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Akasa air’s founder Vinay Dube said, “We are extremely excited to finally be able to offer up our flights for sale. We are also excited to reveal our product which promises to be unlike anything experienced.”

Mumbai: India’s new airline Akasa Air¬†began¬†operations today,¬†having taken¬†off its¬†maiden¬†flight on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route. It was inaugurated by¬†the¬†Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya M Scindia¬†together¬†with¬†the general of the¬†MoS Vijay Kumar Singh (Retd.).¬†Ticket reservations¬†for this¬†flight¬†and other commercial flights¬†began¬†on¬†22 July.¬†Its initial network is in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru,¬†Mumbai¬†and¬†Kochi.

In the inaugural phase, Akasa Air, whose airline code is QP, will start its operations offering 28 weekly flights between Mumbai and Ahmedabad starting August 7, 2022. Subsequently, the airline will offer an additional 28 weekly flights between Bengaluru and Kochi from August 13. Tickets for all are available now.

Vinay Dube, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Akasa Air said, “We are extremely excited to finally be able to offer up our flights for sale. We are also excited to reveal our product which promises to be unlike anything experienced in the category so far. With Akasa employees providing warm and efficient customer service, a reliable and dependable network, and affordable fares, we look forward to serving our customers with a flying experience that I am sure they will find delightful.”

“Akasa Air’s network strategy is focused on¬†building¬†a strong¬†Pan-Indian¬†presence and providing metro¬†links¬†to¬†Tier¬†2 and¬†Tier¬†3 cities across the country,”¬†said¬†Praveen Iyer,¬†co-founder¬†and¬†director. commercial of¬†Akasa¬†Air.

In July, ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed airline received the Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the civil aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

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