Akasa Air Adds Varanasi As 14th Destination

Akasa Air is expanding its reach by adding Varanasi to its rapidly growing network. The airline will offer daily non-stop flights between Bengaluru and Varanasi, with a ramp up of frequency starting March 1st, 2023. In addition, Varanasi will also be connected to Goa through a daily flight via Bengaluru, making travel easier between the two popular tourist destinations.

Akasa Air, India’s newest airline, has added Varanasi as its 14th destination. It will begin non-stop daily flights from Bengaluru to Varanasi on February 18th, 2023 and increase frequency starting March 1st, 2023.

The airline will also offer daily flights from Bengaluru to Goa via Varanasi, providing a seamless connection between the two popular tourist destinations.

Varanasi is Akasa Air’s second destination in Uttar Pradesh after launching flights from Lucknow to Mumbai and Bengaluru in December 2022.

The airline established a solid national presence in just six months by connecting metros to tier 2 and 3 cities. The airline plans to add a new aircraft to its fleet every 15 days.

Akasa Air add Varanasi as 14th destination

Akasa Air Varanasi Flight Schedule

Flight No.FromDep. TimeToArr. TimeTypeStart Date
QP 1421Bengaluru12:30Varanasi15:00Non-StopFeb 18
QP 1422Varanasi15:40Bengaluru18:05Non-StopFeb 18
QP 1421Bengaluru5:35Varanasi8:15Non-StopMar 01
QP 1422Varanasi9:05Bengaluru11:40ThroughMar 01
QP 1422Bengaluru12:30Goa13:35Mar 01
QP 1423Goa14:15Bengaluru15:25ThroughMar 01
QP 1423Bengaluru16:10Varanasi18:40Mar 01
QP 1424Varanasi19:20Bengaluru21:45Non-StopMar 01

Commenting on the announcement, Praveen Iyer, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer, of Akasa Air, said;

“We are delighted to strengthen our nation-wide connectivity and announce our second  destination in Uttar Pradesh with Varanasi. This is the 14th destination on our fast-expanding network.  The city is a popular cultural hub of India and a place of pilgrimage for many devotees.”

“Passengers from Bengaluru to Varanasi and Goa will soon be able to experience our warm and efficient  customer experience backed by the most affordable fares in the country”, he added 

Since its launch in August 2022, Akasa Air has carried over 1 million revenue passengers and crossed the milestone of operating over 575 weekly flights with an announced network of 21 unique routes connecting 14 cities, namely Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati,  Agartala, Pune, Visakhapatnam, Lucknow, Goa, Hyderabad, and Varanasi.


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Manish Khandelwal
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Manish Khandelwal, a travel-tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the travel industry. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Travelobiz.com, he's passionate about writing.

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