Akasa Air, India’s newest airline, announced on Wednesday the addition of Pune to its network, with direct flights from Bengaluru beginning November 23, 2022. Pune is Akasa Air’s ninth destination and, after Mumbai, its second city in the state of Maharashtra.
The newly launched double daily flights on the Bengaluru-Pune route will begin on November 23, 2022, with the second frequency beginning on November 26, 2022.
Witnessing growing demand, the airline is also further augmenting connectivity between Bengaluru and Mumbai. Starting November 23, 2022, a sixth & seventh frequency will commence on this popular route, taking the total up to seven daily flight options between the two metros.
Akasa will now offer 20 daily flights from Bengaluru connecting seven cities: Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Chennai, Kochi, Guwahati, and Pune.
Akasa Air has been progressively scaling up its operations and expects to cross approximately 58 daily flights by end of November 2022.
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Akasa Air Bengaluru-Pune Flight Schedule
|Flight No.||From||Dep. Time||To||Arr. Time||Start Date|
|QP 1364||Bengaluru||15:15||Pune||16:50||23rd Nov|
|QP 1365||Pune||17:30||Bengaluru||19:05||23rd Nov|
|QP 1311||Bengaluru||5:00||Pune||6:35||26th Nov|
|QP 1312||Pune||7:15||Bengaluru||8:50||26th Nov|
Commenting on the announcement, Praveen Iyer, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer, of Akasa Air, said;
“We are delighted to add Pune to our fast-expanding network as our second destination in Maharashtra. Connecting two of the most important IT hubs in India – Pune & Bengaluru, will not only offer enhanced connectivity and options but also provide Akasa Air’s signature experience with our dependable, warm & efficient service coupled with affordable fares.”Advertisement
“Further strengthening our domestic connectivity, we are pleased to add two more frequencies to the high-capacity Bengaluru-Mumbai route, with this we cross 20 daily flights from Bengaluru connecting across seven destinations”.
Akasa Air has gradually expanded its operations to include thirteen routes in nine cities: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati, Agartala, and Pune.
It will continue to expand its network to establish a strong pan-India presence, with a focus on the metro to tier 2 and 3 route connectivity, by adding one new aircraft every 15 days.
By the end of March 2023, Akasa Air’s fleet size will be 18 aircraft, and the airline will add 54 additional aircraft over the next four years, bringing its total fleet size to 72 aircraft.
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