Akasa Air commences operations from Prayagraj, its fourth destination in Uttar Pradesh

Akasa Air, India’s fastest-growing airline, has commenced operations from Prayagraj connecting it to Mumbai with daily non-stop flights. The inaugural flight on 25 May 2024 departed from Prayhttp://Prayagraj Airportagraj airport at 13:40hrs arriving at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport at 16:00hrs. The new route strengthens Akasa Air’s presence in Uttar Pradesh as Prayagraj becomes the fourth city from the state to be added to the airline’s growing network.

In addition to its rich literary and artistic heritage, Prayagraj is also an important economic, cultural, and political centre. It welcomes travellers to discover its past stories, traditions, and experience the melting pot of history, learning and culture.

Praveen Iyer, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Akasa Air said, “Prayagraj, our fourth destination in the dynamic state of Uttar Pradesh is known for its numerous iconic landmarks and historical sites. The city has experienced a significant increase in tourism, driven by the efforts of the government to improve tourism infrastructure in the region. Our daily flights connecting Prayagraj and Mumbai will not only enhance connectivity, but also create new trade and tourism opportunities. As India’s fastest-growing airline, we continue to deliver on our promise of providing customers with seamless and affordable travel options.”

Commenting on the launch, Belson Coutinho, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing & Experience Officer, Akasa Air said, “We are excited to bring the signature Akasa experience to Prayagraj, a city soaked in rich history and culture. At Akasa Air, we take great pride in our commitment to providing customers with an exceptional travel experience, and our industry-leading and customer-friendly products and services such as Pets on Akasa and the popular Café Akasa, have redefined air travel for Indians in a short span of 20 months. Moreover, our leadership in on-time performance makes us the most reliable airline in the country, today. We look forward to hosting travellers on the route and are confident they will appreciate our distinguished service.”

Akasa Air has introduced multiple quality products and differentiated services to ensure an inclusive, warm, and comfortable flying experience. The airline’s brand-new fleet provides ample legroom and enhanced comfort and comes with USB ports in a majority of aircraft, allowing passengers to charge their gadgets and devices on the go. Café Akasa, the airline’s onboard meal service offers an assortment of healthy and delectable meals, including festive menus and industry-first options, to offer customers an indulgent gourmet experience in the skies.

Pets on Akasa allows customers to travel with their pets in the cabin or to carry them in cargo, based on their weight. Travellers can also choose to plan their travel with Akasa Holidays which offers customisable and all-inclusive holiday packages at affordable prices. In addition, in an endeavour to make travel inclusive, Akasa Air has introduced its safety instruction card and onboard menu card in Braille for persons with visual impairment.

Akasa Air commences operations

Since its launch in August 2022, Akasa Air has served over 8 million passengers and connects with 24 cities, namely Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Delhi, Guwahati, Agartala, Pune, Lucknow, Goa, Hyderabad, Varanasi, Bagdogra, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Port Blair, Ayodhya, Gwalior, Srinagar, Prayagraj, Gorakhpur, Doha (Qatar) and Jeddah (Saudi Arabia).

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