MUMBAI- Akasa Air (QP), recognized as India’s fastest-growing airline, has unveiled the inclusion of Srinagar (SXR) as its 20th destination in the expanding network.
Commencing from March 1, 2024, the airline will operate daily flights between the financial hub, Mumbai (BOM), and the idyllic destination known as the ‘Paradise on Earth’ – Srinagar, addressing the escalating demand for air travel between these two cities. This expansion stands as a notable milestone, marking Akasa Air’s foray into the state of Jammu and Kashmir and reinforcing its domestic footprint in the northern region of the country.
Akasa Air Mumbai to Srinagar Flight
Flight bookings are available starting February 2, 2024, through Akasa Air’s website, its Android and iOS app, or via various leading OTAs.
Srinagar, often referred to as a ‘Paradise on Earth,’ has experienced a consistent rise in travel demand in recent years.
The initiation of operations on this route is designed to serve a diverse range of business and leisure travelers, enhancing connectivity and fostering trade and tourism in the region.
With this launch, Akasa Air seamlessly connects Mumbai to a total of 13 cities across India.
Praveen Iyer, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Akasa Air expressed enthusiasm about the announcement, stating, “We are delighted to unveil operations from Srinagar, marking our 20th destination in the network. Renowned for its scenic mountains and captivating valleys, Srinagar has seen a rise in both domestic and international tourism.
“The launch of our flights will contribute to further stimulating economic activity in the region. Akasa Air is currently in a growth phase. It has achieved a remarkable milestone by adding 20 destinations to our network within just 17 months of operations, establishing itself as the fastest-growing airline in the history of Indian aviation.”
Belson Coutinho, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing & Experience Officer of Akasa Air, also commented on the launch, stating, “We are incredibly excited to bring the Akasa experience to Srinagar, a city of significant tourism and commercial importance, as we continue to expand and solidify our presence across the country.”
“Since our inception, our industry-leading and customer-friendly products and services, such as Pets on Akasa and the popular Café Akasa menu, supported by our distinctive Akasa experience, have made a positive impact, creating a warm, friendly, and inclusive travel experience. With our rapid network expansion, we look forward to hosting an increasing number of travelers and providing them with a memorable experience.”
Akasa Air has introduced a range of high-quality products and distinctive services to ensure an inclusive, warm, and comfortable flying experience.
The newly designed aircraft offer ample legroom and superior comfort, featuring USB ports in a majority of planes for passengers to charge their gadgets and devices while on the move conveniently.
Café Akasa, the airline’s onboard meal service, presents a variety of healthy and delicious meals, including festive menus and industry-first options like Kombucha, providing customers with an indulgent gourmet experience in the skies.
With Pets on Akasa, customers have the option to travel with their pets either in the cabin or as cargo, depending on their weight. In a commitment to inclusivity, Akasa Air has introduced safety instruction cards and onboard menu cards in Braille for individuals with visual impairments.
Since its launch in August 2022, Akasa Air has served over 6.3 million passengers, connecting with 20 cities across India, including Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Delhi, Guwahati, Agartala, Pune, Lucknow, Goa, Hyderabad, Varanasi, Bagdogra, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Port Blair, Ayodhya, Gwalior, and Srinagar.
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|Commences March 1, 2024
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