Akasa Air enters Jammu & Kashmir

Mumbai now seamlessly connects across 13 cities with 27 daily departures

Akasa Air has commenced operations from Srinagar, the capital of Jammu & Kashmir, connecting it to Mumbai with non-stop daily flights. The inaugural flight on March 1, 2024, departed from Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport at 13:55 hrs arriving at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport at 17:00hrs. The new route strengthens Akasa Air’s presence in North India while offering enhanced and convenient options for travel between the two cities.

Alongside receiving acclaim for its serene landscapes, Srinagar has gathered notable impetus for its warm hospitality, unique cuisine, and distinct socio-cultural ethos, attracting an increasing number of tourists.

Commenting on the announcement, Praveen Iyer, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Akasa Air, said, “We are delighted to launch operations from Srinagar, further expanding our presence across the country. Renowned for its scenic beauty and rich heritage, Srinagar has witnessed a significant uptick in domestic and foreign tourist arrivals over the past few years. Our daily flights connecting Srinagar with Mumbai, a key metro will enhance travel accessibility and provide momentum to the growing demand for air travel between the two cities. As India’s fastest-growing airline, we constantly endeavour to provide our customers with seamless travel options, reliable operations, and a warm customer experience at affordable fares.”

On the launch, Belson Coutinho, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing & Experience Officer, Akasa Air, said, “This is a very exciting time for us, as we expand our presence in North India and bring the Akasa experience to Srinagar. At Akasa Air, we are on a journey to redefine air travel with an unwavering commitment to service excellence. Our category-defining services such as Café Akasa and Pets on Akasa, together with our brand-new aircraft providing ample legroom and enhanced comfort has been appreciated by millions of passengers from across the country. We look forward to hosting travellers on the route and offering them a memorable journey on board.”

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