India’s newest airline, Akasa Air, on Friday commenced the sales of its tickets to select destinations, including Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Kochi.
According to the press release from the company, in the inaugural phase of its network development, the airline 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, the release added.
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.“
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.”
The company aims to adopt a phased approach to support its network expansion plans, progressively connecting more cities by adding two aircraft to its fleet each month in the first year, he added.