November 22nd, 2022 8:57 PM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa Air Adds Visakhapatnam as the 10th Destination to its Flight Network

Akasa Air, India's newest airline, now provides service to ten locations throughout the nation. The airline, which has been in operation for a little more than three months, has steadily increased the number of cities and planes in its fleet. Visakhapatnam, in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, is the most recent addition to its route map. Rapid Expansion Visakhapatnam has been added as the tenth destination to Akasa... Read More

September 27th, 2022 6:05 PM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa Air Announces Festive Meals on Board for Its Flyers

We know the importance of Festivals in India and considering the auspicious occasion, Akasa Air, India’s newest airline, announced the launch of its special year-round festive meals on board at Cafe Akasa. Cafe Akasa is the airline's inflight F&B service offering. With the introduction of this festive menu, Akasa air wants its passengers to have an enjoyable and inclusive travel experience when they fly with the airline. Read to know the... Read More

February 24th, 2022 5:46 PM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa Air to Hire 300-350 Cabin Crew Members and Pilots by March 2023

Akasa Air, the latest arrival into India’s aviation market, is hoping to hire around 300 cabin crew members and pilots by March 2023, according to its investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. The remuneration for pilots is roughly 80% higher than that of its competitor SpiceJet. By March 2023, Jhunjhunwala’s airline plans to add 300-350 cabin staff members and pilots. SpiceJet and Akasa Air will both use Boeing 737s in their fleets. While... Read More

February 4th, 2022 3:46 PM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa Plans to Offer Company Shares to Employees, CEO Says

In what can be termed as an unusual approach, the new Indian airline Akasa may offer company shares to a larger pool of top employees rather than a selected group of C-suite executives. Industry experts see Akasa’s approach of employee stock options as a strategy to retain the talent pool for an extended period of time. Airlines witness a regular shedding of resources, especially after the pandemic. Many pilots were... Read More

January 18th, 2022 1:26 PM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa Air on Course to Fly in the Summer of 2022

India’s upcoming and most awaited airline Akasa Air seems to be on track for its first flight this summer. From being in the preliminary stages of setting up the airline to finding high-profile investors, signing an aircraft deal with Boeing and deciding upon the airline’s branding, CEO of Akasa Air, Vinay Dube has really brought the airline into fruition. Things have been going well as far as the airline is... Read More

January 15th, 2022 5:15 PM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa, Jet Airways 2.0 Could Start Price Wars Among Domestic Airlines, Says HSBC Global Research

According to HSBC Global Research, there are chances that the entry of two new airlines – Akasa and Jet Airways 2.0 – could disrupt the Indian domestic airlines. The two airlines could bring in recent battles on pricing standards and excess supply issues in the Indian aviation market. In a report titled ‘Indian Aviation, 2022: A Year of Two Halves,’ HSBC Global Research said that India’s aviation sector would recover... Read More

January 12th, 2022 2:14 PM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa Air Established to be a Low-Cost-Carrier, Summer Launch Upholds

In a recent interview on January 11, the CEO of upcoming Indian airline Akasa Air, Vinay Dube has confirmed that it will not be an ultra-low-cost carrier. As far as the launch of the airline is considered, the airline is expected to begin its operations in mid-2022 even though it still awaits the crucial Air Operator Certificate (AOC). All the previous rumours regarding the upcoming airline claimed that Akasa Air... Read More

December 26th, 2021 6:54 PM 0 COMMENTS

Demand for Pilots on a Surge as Akasa and Jet Airways 2.0 Look to Hire

With the changes happening in the aviation industry in India with the introduction of ultra-low-cost carrier Akasa about to take off and Jet Airways looking to make a comeback, it seems that things are changing too. The upcoming airline Akasa and Jet Airways are looking to hire pilots for their carriers and other staff. According to the various executives, the existing airlines Indigo and SpiceJet are apparently the options from... Read More

November 19th, 2021 10:46 PM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa Air Can Give Serious Challenges to IndiGo

IndiGo has been the market leader in the aviation sector for the last few years. This is because of availing affordable flight services and also because of the kind of business model that the airline has. With the arrival of the pandemic, not just IndiGo, but every other airline and the entire aviation sector dealt with huge challenges. However, those challenges are getting easier for the airlines now as the... Read More

November 18th, 2021 10:53 PM 0 COMMENTS

Indian Airlines Foresees a Bright Future but Might Face a Few Challenges

The unprecedented turn of events that took place due to the Covid-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on almost every industry that was based upon contact and the aviation industry was no exception. But now things seem to be turning a leaf as the world seems to be returning to a bit of normalcy. The travel restrictions around the globe are easing and passengers are becoming confident again to travel.... Read More

November 16th, 2021 10:03 PM 0 COMMENTS

Dubai Airshow 2021: Boeing Gets a $9 Billion Order from Akasa

Dubai Airshow 2021 which started on November 14, saw its third day taking place on Tuesday. This event will be memorable for both Boeing and Akasa. Boeing received a nearly $9 billion order from Akasa, an upcoming ultra-low-cost airline backed by Rakesh Jhunjhunwala. The comeback of the 737 Max has been good for Boeing. Akasa has ordered 72 Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Such a large purchase shows the intent of... Read More

November 12th, 2021 11:52 AM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa Could Help Boeing Change Market Perception in India

Akasa, an upcoming ultra-low-cost airline in the Indian market is going to start services next year. For the same, the airline would need to get new aircraft. According to an ET report, the airline could shake hands with Boeing for a large aircraft deal worth around $10 billion. Akasa might place an order of 70 to 80 Boeing 737 Max jets which will be a big dent in the market... Read More

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