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New airline Akasa Air on Friday said it will begin commercial flight operations on August 7 by operating its first service on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route using Boeing 737 Max aircraft. In a statement, the carrier said it has started ticket sales on 28 weekly flights that will be operated on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route from August 7, along with 28 weekly flights on the Bengaluru-Kochi route from August 13.
The carrier will begin commercial operations with two 737 Max aircraft. Boeing has delivered one MAX aircraft and another is due later this month. We start operations between Mumbai and Ahmedabad with the brand new Boeing 737 Max aircraft,” said Praveen Iyer, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Akasa Air. “We will take a phased approach to support our network expansion plans, progressively adding more cities, as we add two aircraft per month to our fleet in our first year,” he added.
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The carrier had received its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from aviation regulator DGCA on July 7. With the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) giving the green light for Max aircraft in August 2021, Akasa Air signed an agreement with Boeing on November 26 last year to purchase 72 Max aircraft.
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