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Akasa Air gets Air Operator Certificate from aviation regulator DGCA

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Since Akasa Air entered the sector, a new wave has begun in the aviation industry. The airline is backed up by the most well-known key person. According to Akasa Air, the AOC represents the satisfactory completion of all regulatory and compliance criteria for the airline’s operating readiness.

As per the airline, the procedure finished with the airline successfully conducting a number of proving flights under the supervision of the DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation).

On June 21, the airline, which is sponsored by ace stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, took delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max aircraft in India.

“We are thankful to the Civil Aviation Ministry and the DGCA for their constructive guidance, active support and the highest levels of efficiency throughout the AOC process. We now look forward to opening our flights for sale, leading to the start of commercial operations by late July,” Vinay Dube, Founder-Chief Executive Officer of Akasa Air, said.

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Following the government’s initiative to usher in a new era of digitalisation, Akasa Air is the first airline to perform its end-to-end AOC procedure on the government’s advanced eGCA digital platform, according to the airline.

According to the airline, it will begin commercial operations later this month with two planes and would then add planes to its fleet on a monthly basis.

The airline will have 18 aircraft by the end of fiscal year 2022-23, and will then add 12-14 aircraft per 12 months. This will complete its purchase for 72 aircraft to be delivered over a five-year period, according to the company.

Akasa Air stated in November that it had ordered 72 ‘737 Max’ aircraft from Boeing. The order includes two 737 MAX variants: the 737-8 and the 738-200.

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Sneak Peek Inside the Qatar Airways’ Qsuite Next Gen at Farnborough Airshow

Sneak Peek Inside the Qatar Airways' Qsuite Next Gen at Farnborough Airshow

As the Farnborough International Airshow 2024 unfolds, one of the most anticipated highlights has arrived: Qatar Airways’ unveiling of its Innovative Qsuite Next Gen.

This preview offers a tantalizing glimpse into the future of luxury travel, showcasing the next evolution of Qatar Airways’ renowned Qsuite. Known for setting the standard in premium cabin experiences, the new Qsuite promises to redefine business class comfort with cutting-edge design and technology.

Building on the success of its pioneering Qsuite, which redefined business class with its door-equipped suites, Qatar Airways’ new generation of Qsuite is poised to elevate the standard even further.

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The original Qsuite revolutionized long-haul travel by introducing a business class seat with a door, making privacy and comfort a new standard in the industry. Now, with the Qsuite Next Gen,

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A standout feature of the Qsuite Next Gen is its redesigned Quad Suite, which is equipped with movable 4K OLED Panasonic Astrova IFE screens—a world-first for any airline. These state-of-the-art screens can be repositioned to the side, creating the largest social and productivity space in the sky.

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This setup allows for up to four passengers to enjoy a spacious and flexible environment in the Quad Suite, while the Companion Suite accommodates up to two passengers.

The Qsuite Next Gen will be introduced on Qatar Airways’ Boeing B777-9 aircraft starting in 2025. This new suite configuration not only includes innovative window dual suites but also features a unique combination of quad, duo, and companion suites, each designed with the latest technologies for increased passenger convenience and connectivity.

Customization options are abundant, with enhanced ambient lighting, privacy controls, and upgraded touchscreen Passenger Control Units that offer a more personalized experience.

One notable change in the Qsuite Next Gen is the integration of the TV screens into the suite’s barrier system. Instead of traditional dividers that need to be lowered, these screens serve as part of the barrier and can be folded away when not in use.

However, Qatar Airways has confirmed that these advanced seats will not be retrofitted onto older aircraft. As Qatar Airways continues to evolve its fleet, the airline is focusing on reducing the number of non-Qatar-branded leased aircraft and phasing out the oldest models.

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With the Airbus A350 back in service and a commitment to modernizing its fleet, Qatar Airways is well-positioned to enhance its business class offering and deliver an unparalleled travel experience.

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