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Akasa Air in LinkedIn’s 2024 Top Companies for career growth

Listed 8th among companies in the midsize category, Akasa Air is the only airline to feature in this inaugural round-up


National, 16 April 2024: Akasa Air, India’s fastest-growing airline, has been recognized for its outstanding workplace environment and career growth opportunities by LinkedIn, earning a spot in LinkedIn's 2024 Top Companies List in India. Akasa has been ranked 8th in LinkedIn’s inaugural list of Top Companies in the midsize category (companies with fewer than 5,000 employees) in India. The list is a data-backed ranking of 15 leading workplaces in India to grow one’s career, paving the way in setting professionals up for long-term career success. Akasa Air is the only airline to be featured in this category for 2024.


Commenting on the development, Vinay Dube, Founder and CEO at Akasa Air said, “I am extremely pleased to see Akasa featured in LinkedIn’s list of top mid-sized companies for career development in India. What makes this recognition even more satisfying is that we have achieved this milestone while being the fastest growing and most reliable airline in India, within just two years of starting our operations. People are our biggest asset, and we continue to invest in building a culture of employee centricity and happy workplace. We are really grateful to all our colleagues for their trust in Akasa and powering the unprecedented growth of the airline. We will continue to strive to be a workplace that they can grow and take pride in.”


Ritu Sinha, Head of Human Resources at Akasa Air also shared, “At Akasa Air, we have endeavoured to build a culture of employee-centricity and to be a workplace that employees feel proud to be a part of. We have made several conscious efforts in that direction. Our policies, from compensation and benefits to learning and development initiatives, are crafted to meet the diverse needs and expectations of our employees. Our approach to learning and development is rooted in developing a future-ready workforce that will gain a competitive advantage in the dynamic aviation landscape. Moreover, we want all our employees to have fun at work and we make every effort to infuse this in our daily lives at Akasa.”


LinkedIn uses data to rank companies based on eight pillars that have been shown to lead to career progression, namely ability to advance, skills growth, company stability, external opportunity, company affinity, gender diversity, educational background, and employee presence in the country.


Since its launch in August 2022, Akasa Air has served over 8 million passengers and connects with 22 cities, namely Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Delhi, Guwahati, Agartala, Pune, Lucknow, Goa, Hyderabad, Varanasi, Bagdogra, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata, Port Blair, Ayodhya, Gwalior, Srinagar, Prayagraj and Doha (Qatar).


Read More:

LinkedIn’s list of Top Companies with fewer than 5,000 employees to grow your career - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/linkedin-top-companies-2024-15-workplaces-india-grow-zxd1c/



About Akasa Air: 


Akasa Air is India’s 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 makes 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 and commenced international operations on 28 March 2024, offering non-stop flights from Mumbai to Doha. This milestone makes it the first Indian airline to fly overseas within a record period of just 19 months. Since inception, Akasa Air has served over 8 million passengers and connects 22 cities. 



With a clear focus on sustained, long-term growth, Akasa Air has placed a firm order of 226 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, powered by CFM fuel-efficient, LEAP-1B engines. It currently operates 24 737 MAX aircraft which delivers superior efficiency in reducing fuel use and carbon emissions. The aircraft also powers a quieter cabin with 40 percent lesser noise fulfilling the airline's promise of being an environmentally progressive company with the youngest and greenest fleet in the Indian skies. 


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