Tuesday, Jan 31 2023 | Time 22:50 Hrs(IST)
image
Business Economy


Akasa Air to launch its 13th destination operation from Hyderabad on Wednesday

Hyderabad, Jan 24 (UNI) Domestic airline Akasa Air, an Indian low-cost airline headquartered in Mumbai, on Tuesday announced the launch of its services between Hyderabad to Goa and Hyderabad to Bengaluru on Wednesday, which will be the airline’s 13th destination since its launch in August this year.
Commence operation from Hyderabad with daily flights between Hyderabad – Bengaluru and Hyderabad – Goa starting tomorrow at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) here and further strengthens our presence in southern India, said Praveen Iyer, Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Akasa Air in a press conference here.

Starting February 15, 2023, two additional Hyderabad-Bengaluru frequencies will be added taking the daily departures to four ex-Hyderabad, he said that we will start our operation from Varanasi, the 14th destination from Feb 18, 2023 and we will aoso start is operation from Ahmedabad soon.

Since its launch in August this year, Akasa Air has been rapidly scaling up its operations and with the commencement of the Hyderabad fights, the airline will cross the milestone of over 575 weekly flights on a total of 21 announced non-stop routes across 14 cities - Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati, Agartala, Pune, Visakhapatnam, Lucknow, Goa, Hyderabad, and Varanasi, he said.

To establish a strong pan-India presence focusing on metro to tier 2 & 3 route connectivity, we will induct at least a new aircraft every 15 days, he said currently, operating 14 aircrafts and the 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, he informed.

We have already placed an order of 72 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, powered by CFM fuel efficient,LEAP-1B engines. The 737 MAX family aircraft deliver superior efficiency in reducing fuel use and carbon emissions, fulfilling the airline’s promise of being an environmentally friendly company with the youngest and greenest fleet in the Indian skies, he said.

To a question, Praveen said that our International operations are likely to start by this second half year.
International operations will be possible when the airline has a minimum of 20 aircraft in its fleet and this fleet addition is expected to reach by May, 2023.
Currently, our manpower is 1500 and we will recruit 175 people every month to meet our network operations demand, he added.
Belson Coutinho, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing & Experience Officer, Akasa Air, said, that we will allow pets—domesticated cats and dogs—in the aircraft cabin and also carry them as belly cargo from November 1. Booking for pets opens October 15 onwards.
UNI KNR RKM
More News

Growth projections to remain undisturbed if oil below $100 a barrel, says CEA

31 Jan 2023 | 9:40 PM

New Delhi, Jan 31 (UNI) Stating that uncertainties in global oil market are tremendous, Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Dr V. Anantha Nageswaran on Tuesday said that the real GDP growth p[projections would remain undisturbed as long as crude oil prices stay below $100 a barrel.

see more..

Network of leadership and knowledge needed to build a strong social sector : Experts

31 Jan 2023 | 9:39 PM

New Delhi, Jan 31(UNI) Strong leadership plays an important role in driving positive change and creating sustainable impact on communities. Leadership development and upskilling talent in the social sector is crucial for the growth and success of organizations that aim to work towards improving social conditions.

see more..
J&K admin to revive wool sector; Dulloo says need to tap economic potential

J&K admin to revive wool sector; Dulloo says need to tap economic potential

31 Jan 2023 | 9:38 PM

Jammu, Jan 31 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department, Atal Dulloo on Tuesday said that the UT administration has already approved plans and revolving funds for revival of the sector in J&K.

see more..

Growth projections to remain undisturbed if oil below $100 a barrel, says CEA

31 Jan 2023 | 9:38 PM

New Delhi, Jan 31 (UNI) Stating that uncertainties in global oil market are tremendous, Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) Dr V. Anantha Nageswaran on Tuesday said that the real GDP growth p[projections would remain undisturbed as long as crude oil prices stay below $100 a barrel.

see more..
Jeevansathi com teams up with Jasleen Royal for wedding season

Jeevansathi com teams up with Jasleen Royal for wedding season

31 Jan 2023 | 9:34 PM

New Delhi, Jan 31 (UNI) Matrimony brand Jeevansathi.com, is all set to celebrate the 'Season of Love' in a special way.

see more..
image