Akasa Air partners with Borécha to become the first Indian airline to serve Kombucha in the skies!
Kombucha a popular probiotic drink is a part of the airline’s revamped in-flight dining menu, catering to contemporary and varied consumer preferences
National, September 18, 2023: Akasa Air, India’s fastest-growing airline has partnered with Borécha to become the first Indian airline to offer Kombucha, a probiotic beverage served on Café Akasa, the airline’s onboard meal service. Borécha’s probiotic Mango Kombucha is available for passengers to buy-on-board across the airline’s network. The item is available to buy on all flights and can also be pre-booked on Akasa Air’s website and mobile app.
Borécha’s Kombucha is a tasty, refreshing and gut-friendly alternative for travellers looking for healthy beverage options. Adding this unique beverage to Café Akasa’s expansive menu, is in line with Akasa Air’s endeavour to offer a quality inflight dining experience that caters to a variety of diet preferences and palettes. Health-conscious customers can pair the delicious beverage with Café Akasa’s wide range of salads and sandwiches for a fulfilling and nutritious inflight dining experience.
Commenting on the partnership, Belson Coutinho, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing & Experience Officer, Akasa Air, said, “At Akasa Air, we are continuously evaluating customer feedback to offer an inflight experience that aligns with their evolving needs and expectations. Modern day customers are becoming increasingly conscious of their food choices, and we are delighted to partner with Borécha to become the first Indian airline to serve Kombucha, a probiotic drink on board. As a healthier alternative for soft drinks, Kombucha has become extremely popular for its distinct taste and probiotic properties. We hope that travellers will appreciate the choice of enjoying the delicious and healthy beverage while they immerse themselves into the warm Akasa Air experience.”
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Borecha, Mr. Ishan Varshnei, stated “Empowering individuality through healthier choices, Borécha leads a hydration revolution. Starting with the airline industry, where healthy options are scarce, Borécha and Akasa Air's partnership will liberate travellers by offering delicious functional beverages onboard, transforming the way we hydrate.”
As a part of Café Akasa’s refreshed menu, customers can now expect an expansive choice of over 60 meal options including healthy, fusion, festive and gourmet meals that cater to a wide array of diets and palettes.
Since its launch in August 2022, Akasa Air has carried over 4.3 million revenue passengers and connects 16 cities across India, namely Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Delhi, Guwahati, Agartala, Pune, Lucknow, Goa, Hyderabad, Varanasi, Bagdogra, Bhubaneswar and Kolkata.
Bookings for flights and various customer-friendly add-on services can be made on www.akasaair.com, Android & IOS app as well as through travel agents and several OTAs across the country.
About Café Akasa
Discover fusion, hearty and wholesome, never seen before dishes in the skies with Café Akasa, Akasa Air’s onboard meal service. Café Akasa represents India on a plate and presents a highly evolved assortment of multi-cuisine, tasty and healthy meals, ensuring that there is something to cater to a wide-ranging culinary preference, as Akasa Air upholds its ethos of serving a high quality, elevated flying experience to its valued customers.
The menu also includes a wide assortment of ready-to-eat options comprising light meals and regional favourites. Akasa Air also offers a pre-selection of cakes on its regular menu for those who want to celebrate special occasions while flying.
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.
Borécha is India' s first bespoke functional beverages brand making game changing drinks, hardly or never before brewed. Borécha’s vision revolves around functionalizing hydration to meet the needs of today's consumers. Borécha is dedicated to creating delicious and healthy beverages that address key issues faced by individuals, such as guthealth, anxiety, restlessness, fatigue, and more.
Apart from being functional beverages, all their drinks are 100% natural, preservative-free, low in sugar, and low in calories. We believe in providing tasty beverages that not only offer functional benefits but also prioritize the overall health and well-being of our consumers.
For more information visit www.akasaair.com
Akasa Air Corporate Communications