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Akasa Air Takes Delivery of Asia’s First Boeing 737-8-200 Variant

Akasa Air achieved a significant milestone on August 1, as it welcomed its 20th aircraft, making it the first airline in Asia to include the 737-8-200 variant of the Boeing 737 MAX with 197 seats in its expanding fleet. Previously, Akasa Air’s fleet consisted of 19 aircraft, each with either 174 or 189 seats. The 20th aircraft, with the registration VT YAV, arrived in Bengaluru after being ceremoniously handed over to the airline in Seattle, USA, on July 28, 2023. […]

Fly91

Fly91 Receives Inaugural Routes Under UDAN 5.0

In a significant development for regional air connectivity, Just Udo Aviation Private Limited, operating as FLY91, has been granted its first set of routes under the Indian Government’s Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) UDAN. The newly awarded routes, part of UDAN 5.0, will enable FLY91 to establish crucial links between Sindhudurg, Jalgaon, Nanded, and Agatti with popular destinations like Bangalore, Goa, Hyderabad, and Pune, catering to both business and leisure travelers. This major milestone sets the stage for FLY91’s upcoming commercial […]

VT-EXE, Airbus A320neo

Air India Places A Massive 800 CFM LEAP Engines Order for its Narrow-body Aircraft

Air India has recently inked a significant agreement with CFM International, the joint venture of GE Aerospace and Safran Aircraft Engines, to acquire over 800 CFM LEAP engines to propel its upcoming narrow body aircraft fleet. The airline had earlier placed a substantial order for 470 planes from leading manufacturers Airbus and Boeing, with a predominant focus on the Airbus A320neo family and Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Modern engines for modern fleet of aircraft Under this new deal, Air India […]

Delhi Airport

Delhi Airport Unveils Fourth Runway and Elevated Taxiways

In an exciting development for the aviation industry, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia officially inaugurated the dual elevated Eastern Cross Taxiways (ECT) and the fourth runway at Delhi Airport. As the largest airport in the country, Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) handles over 1,500 aircraft movements each day. The newly unveiled Eastern Cross Taxiways, stretching 2.1 kilometers in length, promise to significantly reduce passenger tarmac time during landing and take-off. Notably, this makes Delhi airport the only one in India […]

VT-TNX, Airbus A320neo

Vistara Celebrates 50 Million Journeys and Passengers

Vistara, a renowned full-service carrier in India and a joint venture of the Tata Group and Singapore Airlines, has achieved a significant milestone by serving 50 million customers within just eight years of operation. This accomplishment highlights Vistara‘s remarkable growth and underscores the trust that customers have placed in the brand. Vistara redefining air travel in India From the beginning, Vistara has consistently aimed to redefine air travel in India by delivering exceptional service, safety, comfort, and reliability. By offering […]

VT-YAM, Boeing 737-8

Akasa Air to add 4 additional Boeing 737-8

At Paris Airshow 2023, Akasa Air announced its plans for expansion, revealing the acquisition of four additional Boeing 737 MAX airplanes. The airline also stated that it will announce a significant three-digit aircraft order later this year. These four airplanes will be added to the existing order book of 72 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. During the Paris Air Show, Akasa Air expressed their excitement about the purchase, stating on Twitter, “We are thrilled to add four more Boeing 737-8 airplanes […]

VT-ALX, Boeing 777-300ER

Air India Finalizes 470-Plane Order with Airbus and Boeing

Air India has finalized purchase agreements with Airbus and Boeing for its massive 470-aircraft order, which was announced in February. The agreements, valued at $70 billion based on the list price of the aircraft, were signed during the ongoing Paris Air Show 2023 event. List of Aircraft in the Order The firm orders placed by Air India include 34 A350-1000, 6 A350-900, 140 Airbus A320neo and 70 Airbus A321neo from Airbus. It also includes 20 787 Dreamliners, 10 Boeing 777X wide-body […]

VT-IFL, Airbus A320

A 500 aircraft order deal with Airbus?

IndiGo, a low-cost airline, has made a groundbreaking 500 aircraft order (Airbus A320 family), surpassing Air India’s previous order of 470 planes from Airbus and Boeing earlier this year. This deal, according to IndiGo, represents the largest single aircraft purchase ever made by an airline from Airbus, solidifying its position as the world’s largest customer of the A320 Family. The engine selection and the specific combination of A320 and A321 planes will be determined at a later date, as mentioned […]

VT-YAA, Boeing 737-8

Akasa Air Expands its Learning and Development Academy

Akasa Air, one of the leading aviation companies, has announced the expansion of its Learning and Development Academy. The Academy, which was launched in 2019, is aimed at enhancing the skills and knowledge of its employees and ensuring that they are equipped with the latest industry-specific information and expertise. The expansion of the Academy is a significant step in the company’s commitment to providing world-class training to its employees and staying ahead of the competition. About Akasa Air Learning and […]

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Akasa Air Commences Much Awaited Flight Operations | Inaugural Flight from Mumbai to Ahmedabad

August 7, 2022 will be etched as a historic day in Indian Aviation. Why? India’s newest, youngest and most awaited airline to launch services after a worst hit pandemic period – Akasa Air will be taking off to the skies on its maiden flight. The airline operates the modern fleet of Boeing 737 MAX 8 (now known as 737-8) with total of 72 aircraft on order. The first 19 aircraft in the fleet will be the 737 MAX 8 variants. […]