• Announces debut service connecting four cities in Phase One
  • To offer 56 weekly flights within 10 days of operations
  • Unveils customer experience strategy, products, and services above category expectations

New Delhi. 22 July 2022. Akasa Air, India’s newest airline, has  opened bookings for ticket sales of its first commercial flights with an initial network including Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Kochi. In the inaugural phase of its network development, Akasa Air will launch its operations by offering 28 weekly flights between Mumbai and Ahmedabad starting August 7, 2022. Following this, starting August 13, the airline will start operating an additional 28 weekly flights between Bengaluru and Kochi. All flights are open for sale with immediate effect.


Vinay Dube, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, 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 thus 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”.

 Developing a strong pan-India presence

Commenting on Akasa Air’s network expansion plans, Praveen Iyer, Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Akasa Air said, “Akasa Air’s network strategy is focused on establishing a strong pan-India presence and providing linkages from metro to tier 2 and tier 3 cities across the country. We kick-start operations with flights between Mumbai and Ahmedabad, with the brand-new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. We will adopt a phased approach to support our network expansion plans, progressively connecting more cities, as we add two aircraft to our fleet each month, in our first year”.


Bookings for flights on Akasa Air will be available via the Mobile App, Mobile Web & Desktop website www.akasaair.com, through travel agents and several OTAs across the country. Customers can look out for fare specials being announced as the airline makes its foray into each new sector across the country.


Warm and efficient customer experience

Describing the experience that passengers flying with Akasa Air can expect, Belson Coutinho, Co-founder and Chief Marketing and Experiences Officer, Akasa Air said, “We want to be a compassionate airline with a focus on being dependable, warm, efficient, and reliable. We will provide our passengers with category-first product choices and a happy travel experience which is tech-forward, inclusive, environmentally progressive – all in the Akasa way”.


Inside the brand-new cabin, flyers will be treated to softer seat cushions, spacious leg room and USB ports that will be available for every passenger. The fresh cabin environment will provide a relaxed atmosphere and a sense of spaciousness – enhanced with the Boeing Sky Interior, highlighted by modern sculpted sidewalls, window reveals and mood lighting.


Akasa Air’s signature service is designed to deliver a warm and efficient experience, brought to life by its employees, across all touchpoints. Cabin crew will sport their freshly minted, uniquely designed, comfortable uniforms including high-functioning, branded sneakers. Employees on ground, as well as our Akasa Care Officers at the Akasa Care Centre, will augment this experience and will be ready to assist and guide our customers for all their needs.