Indian aviation’s Akasa airline first fleet of Boeing 737 Max aircraft arrived in India. It gained approval from the Ministry of Aviation last year to operate and launch an airline in India.
The aircraft is produced by Boeing and this is latest version aircraft from B737 family aircraft which has the particular characteristics and passengers amenities.
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, the master of the Indian share market, owns Akasa Airlines. The airline is ready for operations and has already established operations bases in India. Akasa Air, which bills itself as an ultra-low-cost carrier, received its first 737 Max aircraft from Boeing last week in Seattle.
It had signed an agreement with Boeing to purchase 72 MAX planes in November 2021, with an initial delivery of 18 planes by March 2023, followed by delivery of the remaining 54 planes over the next four years.
Vinay Dube, Founder, Managing Director, and Chief Executive Officer of Akasa Air, stated, “This is truly a meaningful milestone in the journey of Akasa Air, taking us one step closer to the process of getting our Air Operator’s Permit (AOP) and leading to our commercial debut.”