Akasa Air New Flights: Akasa Air is starting its air service from Lucknow from Sunday. It has started two flights from Lucknow, one to Bangalore and the other to Mumbai. Airline officials met UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and handed over the first symbolic boarding pass to him. Akasa Air was represented by its CEO Vinay Dubey, Co-Founder Neelu Khatri, Co-Founder Praveen Iyer and other senior officials.
What did the Chief Minister of UP say
Chief Minister of UP Yogi Adityanath said, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi UP is getting huge benefits from the UDAN scheme started by He has allowed even the people from the lowest strata of the society to dream of traveling by air. The improvement in air services in UP is a realization of this.” The Chief Minister of UP said, “Along with Lucknow connected to Mumbai and Bengaluru, Varanasi should also be connected through these routes. At present, 9 airports are functioning in the state and are serving 75 destinations. Another 10 airports are under construction.” He added that, “Uttar Pradesh will soon have five international airports – Varanasi, Kushinagar and Lucknow are operational while Jewar and Ayodhya are in progress.”
Akasa Air tweeted
Akasa Air gave this information through its Twitter handle on this occasion and has also tweeted many photos.
Know Akasa Air
India’s newest airline started its commercial operations with two aircraft. With a view to establish a strong pan-India presence with a focus on Tier 2 and 3 route connectivity to metros, it will continue to grow its fleet by adding a new aircraft every two weeks. 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 an additional 54 aircraft, taking its total fleet size to 72.