• Commences sale for daily flights connecting Mumbai and Prayagraj
  • Fourth city in Uttar Pradesh to be added to Akasa Air’s network
  • Mumbai now seamlessly connects across 15 cities with over 185 weekly departures

New Delhi. 12 April 2024. Akasa Air, India’s fastest-growing airline, announced the addition of Prayagraj as the 22nd destination to its rapidly expanding network. Starting 25th May 2024, the airline will operate daily flights between Mumbai and Prayagraj to enhance connectivity and convenience between the two cities. The addition of Prayagraj is a significant milestone as it is the fourth city from Uttar Pradesh to be a part of Akasa Air’s network, strengthening its presence in North India. Travellers can book flights on Akasa Air’s website www.akasaair.com, Android and iOS app or through multiple leading travel agents.

Prayagraj, a city steeped in history and spirituality, is a melting pot of diverse cultures and traditions and it also holds significance as an important centre of political and cultural activity, contributing to Indian literature, music, and art. Connecting Prayagraj and Mumbai will not only provide passengers with the convenience and comfort of flying but will also spur growth in the region’s trade and tourism.

Commenting on the announcement, Praveen Iyer, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Akasa Air said, “We are happy to introduce Prayagraj, as the 22nd destination, in our network. Known for its rich cultural heritage, Prayagraj is rated among the most popular tourist destinations in Uttar Pradesh and has been witnessing an uptick in domestic and international tourism, attracting travellers from around the world. The launch of daily flights from Mumbai will further augment economic activity in the region and provide enhanced connectivity options to travellers. As India’s fastest-growing airline, we are committed to bolstering economic progress by providing an affordable, on-time, and seamless flying experience.”

Commenting on the launch, Belson Coutinho, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing & Experience Officer, Akasa Air said, “We are thrilled to bring the Akasa experience to Prayagraj, a city of great historical and spiritual significance. As India’s most on time airline, service excellence is deeply embedded in Akasa Air’s DNA and we are proud to offer a variety of signature products and superior cabin experiences that are a testament to our commitment of providing a flying experience that is second to none”.

“Since our inception, we have received immense appreciation for our fresh in-cabin experience that allows passengers to stretch out with more legroom, indulge in our unique Café Akasa products, and opt in for category-defining offerings such as Pets on Akasa. Moreover, customers can enjoy greater flexibility with our Select Your Seat program and other enriched Add-Ons. As we expand our footprint, Akasa Air remains laser-focused on delivering an industry-leading customer experience”, he added.

Akasa Air has introduced multiple quality products and differentiated services to ensure an inclusive, warm and comfortable flying experience. Its brand-new fleet provides ample legroom and enhanced comfort and comes with USB ports in a majority of aircraft, allowing passengers to charge their gadgets and devices on the go. Café Akasa, the airline’s onboard meal service offers an assortment of healthy and delectable meals, including festive menus and industry-first options such as Kombucha, to offer customers an indulgent gourmet experience in the skies. Pets on Akasa allows customers to travel with their pets in the cabin or to carry them in cargo, based on their weight. In addition, in an endeavour to make travel inclusive, Akasa Air has introduced its safety instruction card and onboard menu card in Braille for persons with visual impairment. Travelers who wish to explore Prayagraj can choose to plan their travel with Akasa Holidays which offers customisable and all-inclusive holiday packages at affordable prices.

Akasa Air’s consistent on-time leadership, operational efficiencies and extremely positive customer feedback have made it a preferred carrier in India, resulting in average passenger load factors of over 85% for the past 12 months.

Since its launch in August 2022, Akasa Air has served over 8 million passengers and connects with 22 cities, namely Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Delhi, Guwahati, Agartala, Pune, Lucknow, Goa, Hyderabad, Varanasi, Bagdogra, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Port Blair, Ayodhya, Gwalior, Srinagar, Doha (Qatar), and Prayagraj.

Flight schedule:

Flt. Number From City
Departure Time To City


Arrival Time Operating Days Non-stop/ Through
Commences May 25, 2024
QP 1546 Mumbai 10:35 Prayagraj 13:00 Daily Non-stop
QP 1547 Prayagraj 13:40 Mumbai 16:00 Daily Non-stop