Akasa Air Operates First Commercial Flight On Mumbai-Ahmedabad Route


Akasa Air, India’s youngest airline on Sunday, August 07 has operated its debut flight on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad route. Its first flight took off from Mumbai at 10:05 am with a scheduled arrival at Ahmedabad’s Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport at 11:25 am.

First Commercial Flight From Akasa Air

“Today marks a significant milestone in Akasa Air’s journey as we successfully commence our commercial operations with our maiden flight from Mumbai to Ahmedabad,” said Akasa Air in a Tweet.

As a symbolic gesture to mark the occasion during the ceremony, Akasa Air’s boarding pass was handed over to the Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya Scindia and the Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation, General (Dr) V. K Singh Both guests of honour addressed the gathering and officially flagged off the event.


The Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis extended his wishes on the commencement of Akasa Air’s operations while addressing the gathering.

The ceremony was also graced by the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation Shri Rajiv Bansal and Joint Secretary(J), Ministry of Civil Aviation Smt. Usha Padhee.

Akasa Air Flights

Akasa Air, whose airline code is QP, will offer 28 weekly flights between Mumbai and Ahmedabad. The airline has already announced five routes connecting five cities: Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Bengaluru, and Chennai.

Akasa Air said it will focus on connectivity from metro to tier 2 and 3 routes, with a fleet induction plan of two 737 MAX aircraft per month.


“The fleet size will be increased to 18 aircraft by the end of March 2023, and the airline will add 54 aircraft over the next four years, bringing the total fleet size to 72,” the airline stated.

Akasa Air Full Flight Schedule

Flight NoDepartureDep. TimeArrivalArr. TimeFrequencyStart Date
QP 1101Mumbai10:05Ahmedabad11:25Daily Except Wed.07-Aug-22
QP 1102Ahmedabad12:05Mumbai13:25Daily Except Wed.07-Aug-22
QP 1107Mumbai14:05Ahmedabad15:25Daily07-Aug-22
QP 1108Ahmedabad16:05Mumbai17:15Daily07-Aug-22
QP 1353Bengaluru11:00Kochi12:30Daily12-Aug-22
QP 1354Kochi13:10Bengaluru14:15Daily12-Aug-22
QP 1351Bengaluru07:15Kochi08:30Daily13-Aug-22
QP 1352Kochi09:05Bengaluru10:25Daily13-Aug-22
QP 1104Bengaluru11:40Mumbai13:15Daily19-Aug-22
QP 1105Mumbai13:55Bengaluru15:40Daily19-Aug-22
QP 1106Bengaluru16:20Mumbai18:00Daily19-Aug-22
QP 1306Mumbai18:40Bengaluru20:15Daily19-Aug-22
QP 1314Bengaluru14:55Ahmedabad17:15Daily23-Aug-22
QP 1315Ahmedabad17:50Bengaluru19:50Daily23-Aug-22
QP 1109Bengaluru06:55Mumbai08:35Daily30-Aug-22
QP 1110Mumbai09:15Bengaluru11:00Daily30-Aug-22
QP 1304Mumbai18:10Chennai19:55Daily15-Sep-22
QP 1305Chennai20:50Mumbai22:45Daily15-Sep-22
QP 1301Bengaluru20:30Mumbai22:10Daily19-Sep-22
QP 1103Mumbai23:25Bengaluru01:00+1Daily19-Sep-22

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