Akasa Air in an announcement has introduced that it welcomed the arrival of the primary of its 72 Boeing 737 MAX plane, on the Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport, within the presence of its management staff.
The airline acquired the ceremonial keys for the plane at Seattle, USA on June fifteenth, 2022.
Akasa Air’s 1st plane
The supply of Akasa Air’s first plane brings the airline nearer to acquiring its Air Operator’s Allow (AOP), which is required for it to launch industrial operations within the nation.
“The arrival of our first plane is a really completely happy second for all of us & marks an essential milestone, bringing us nearer to our imaginative and prescient of constructing India’s greenest, most reliable, and most reasonably priced airline”, Vinay Dube, Founder, Managing Director & Chief Govt Officer. pic.twitter.com/0JLBHfkYGr
— Akasa Air (@AkasaAir) June 21, 2022
Commenting on the event, Vinay Dube, Founder, Managing Director & Chief Govt Officer, Akasa Air mentioned, “The arrival of our first plane is a really completely happy second for all of us and marks an essential milestone, bringing us nearer to our imaginative and prescient of constructing India’s greenest, most reliable, and most reasonably priced airline.”
“Akasa Air is a first-rate instance of the progress made by Indian aviation lately and can also be an affidavit to the nation’s vibrant start-up ecosystem. This isn’t only a vital milestone for us and Indian aviation, nevertheless it’s the story of a brand new India,” Dube added.
Salil Gupte, President, Boeing India, mentioned, “We’re proud to associate with Akasa Air as they embark on their journey in direction of making air journey inclusive and reasonably priced for all.”
“India is likely one of the fastest-growing economies on this planet and gives huge development and productiveness alternatives for the aviation business. We’re excited that the superior 737 MAX will assist Akasa Air drive efficiencies in enterprise and operations whereas offering its clients with a superior flying expertise,” he added.
The airline, which is backed by ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala and aviation veterans Vinay Dube and Aditya Ghosh, acquired the no-objection certificates (NOC) from the Ministry of Civil Aviation in August 2021 to launch industrial flight operations.