Friday, 19 November 2021

Akasa Air: All you need to know about India's newest airline - Start date, investors, routes across India

 

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Akasa Air 

Founded - 2021
Hubs - Bangalore
Headquarters - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
launched by stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
Key people - Vinay Dube (CEO), Aditya Ghosh
 【◆】Akasa Air owned by SNV Aviation, is expecting to start flying next year. It has already received a no-objection certificate from the civil aviation ministry.
【◆】The airline is being launched by stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, who will hold a 40 per cent stake in the company. 

【◆】Jhunjhunwala has onboarded aviation industry veterans such as former Jet Airways CEO Vinay Dube and ex-IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh to run the airline.

【◆】Akasa Air has placed a massive order for 72 Boeing 737 Max aircrafts at the Dubai Air Show ahead of its scheduled commercial operations in Summer 2022.

【◆】Ultra low cost domestic airline of Indian Aviation .

【◆】Akasa Air Will fly single aisle Boeing 737 Max aircraft.

【◆】Akasa Air is targeting Summer 2022 to start the operations in India. 

【◆】Akasa Air to operate approximately 70 planes in the next four years. 

【◆】Akasa Air inks $4.5-bn pact to buy CFM engines for its Boeing planes.

【◆】The pact was signed with CFM at the ongoing Dubai Airshow. The deal, which includes spare engines and long-term service agreement.

【◆】the high-performance LEAP-1B engine will support Akasa's tech-driven culture by enabling real-time engine monitoring and predictive maintenance planning.

【◆】Currently, in India, only SpiceJet airline has 737 Max aircraft in its fleet. Akasa Air will be the second airline in India to operate this narrow-body aircraft.