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Akasa Air adds Ayodhya as the 18th destination to its fast-expanding domestic network

Akasa Air adds Ayodhya as the 18th destination to its fast-expanding domestic network

Commences sale for daily flights connecting Ayodhya to Pune and Delhi  

  

National, 17 January 2024:  Akasa Air, India’s fastest-growing airline, strengthens its connectivity with the addition of Ayodhya, its 18th destination to its growing domestic network. The airline will operate daily through flights between Pune and Ayodhya via Delhi (with no change of aircraft required at Delhi) enhancing connectivity between Ayodhya and two major hubs. The flights have been introduced for daytime travel during prime hours for passenger convenience. Travellers can now book flights on Akasa Air’s website – www.akasaair.com, Android and iOS app or through multiple leading OTAs. 

The addition of Ayodhya to Akasa Air’s network is aligned with the airline’s commitment to strengthen its domestic operations and provide transportation links to travellers visiting the city at affordable fares. 

 

Commenting on the announcement, Praveen Iyer, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Akasa Air, said, “Akasa Air was set up with a purpose to connect people, cultures and regions and the addition of Ayodhya to our growing network is a testament to our commitment. The city of Ayodhya has immense spiritual, religious, and cultural significance and by connecting it to two major hubs – Delhi and Pune we will provide ease of access to people travelling while also bolstering economic growth, trade, and regional development. At Akasa Air, we constantly endeavour to provide our customers with seamless travel options, reliable operations, warm customer experience at low fares. 

 

Akasa Air has introduced multiple best-in-class products and services to ensure an inclusive, warm, comfortable, and efficient flying experience. The Boeing 737 MAX aircraft seats provide ample legroom and come with USB ports in a majority of aircraft, allowing passengers to charge their gadgets and devices on the go. Café Akasa, the airline’s onboard meal service offers an assortment of healthy and delectable meals, including festive menus and industry-first options such as Kombucha, to offer customers an indulgent gourmet experience in the skies. Pets on Akasa allows customers to travel with their pets in the cabin or carry them in cargo based on their size. In addition, in an endeavour to make travel inclusive, Akasa Air has introduced its safety instruction card and onboard menu card in Braille for persons with visual impairment.   

Since its launch in August 2022, Akasa Air has served over 6.3 million passengers and connects with  

18 cities across India, namely Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Delhi, Guwahati, Agartala, Pune, Lucknow, Goa, Hyderabad, Varanasi, Bagdogra, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Port Blair and Ayodhya. Bookings for flights on Akasa Air are available on its website – www.akasaair.com, Android & IOS app as well as through travel agents and several OTAs across the country.  

Flight schedule: 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Flt. number 

 
 
 
 
 

From city 

(Airport) 

 
 
 
 
 

Departure time 

 
 
 
 
 

To city (Airport) 

 
 
 
 
 

Arrival time 

 
 
 
 
 

Operating days 

 
 
 
 
 

Non-stop/ Through 

 
 
 
 
 

Commences February 15, 2024 

 
 
 
 
 

QP 1607 

 
 
 
 

Pune 

 
 
 
 

08:50 

 
 
 
 

Delhi 

 
 
 
 

10:55 

 
 
 
 

Daily 

 
 
 
 

Through 

 
 
 
 

Delhi 

 
 
 
 

11:35 

 
 
 
 

Ayodhya 

 
 
 
 

12:55 

 
 
 
 
 

QP 1608 

 

 
 
 
 

Ayodhya 

 
 
 
 

13:35 

 
 
 
 

Delhi 

 
 
 
 

15:05 

 
 
 
 

Daily 

 
 
 
 

Through 

 
 
 
 

Delhi 

 
 
 
 

15:45 

 
 
 
 

Pune 

 
 
 
 

17:50 

 

 

 

 

 

About Akasa Air 

Akasa Air is India’s newest and most dependable airline, offering warm and efficient customer service, reliable operations, and affordable fares - all in the Akasa Way. Akasa’s youthful personality, employee-centric philosophy, tech-led approach, and culture of service will make this commitment a reality for all Indians. The carrier launched its first commercial flight on 07 August 2022 to support the growing demand across India. With a commitment to being socially responsible, Akasa Air has placed a firm order of 76 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, powered by CFM fuel-efficient, LEAP-1B engines. The 737 MAX family aircraft deliver superior efficiency in reducing fuel use and carbon emissions, fulfilling the airline's promise of being an environmentally friendly company with the youngest and greenest fleet in the Indian skies. 

 

For more information visit www.akasaair.com 
or via X (formerly Twitter): @AkasaAir 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/akasaair/ 

 

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