Akasa Air continues to expand in India

Akasa Air has announced the addition of Visakhapatnam, the tenth destination to join the airline’s fast-growing network and  the eighth city connecting from Bengaluru.

Passengers will enjoy the convenience of double  daily flights on the Bengaluru-Visakhapatnam route, with the first frequency starting on December 10, 2022, and the second frequency with the added benefit of an early morning  option starting on December 12, 2022.

Recently Akasa Air,  announced connecting India’s IT hubs, Pune and Bengaluru with double daily flights  commencing on November 26, 2022.

Starting December 10, a third frequency is being added  taking the total up to three daily flight options between Pune and Bengaluru. Akasa Air will  now offer 24 daily non-stop flights ex-Bengaluru by connecting to eight cities – Mumbai,  Ahmedabad, Delhi, Chennai, Kochi, Guwahati, Pune, and Vishakhapatnam.

Akasa Air has been progressively scaling up its operations and by mid-December expects to  cross over 450 weekly flights on a total of fourteen routes across ten cities – Ahmedabad,  Bengaluru, Kochi, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati, Agartala, Pune and Visakhapatnam. It  will continue to grow its network to establish a strong pan-India presence with a focus on metro  to tier 2 & 3 route connectivity, using a fleet expansion plan that adds one new aircraft every 15 days.

Akasa Air’s fleet size will be 18 aircraft by the end of March 2023 and over the next  four years, the airline will add 54 additional aircraft, taking its total fleet size to 72 aircraft. 

The carrier launched its first commercial flight on August 7, 2022.


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