Akasa Air pledges support to Aviation Security Culture Week organized by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security
National, 31 July 2023: Akasa Air, India’s most dependable airline, joined hands with the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) to celebrate Aviation Security Culture Week, held from 31st July to 5th August 2023. In adherence to ICAO guidelines, this commemorative initiative aims to intensify security awareness and promote a positive security culture in aviation operations across the country. The initiative is designed to encourage the industry to prioritise security behaviours and practices, focusing on the principle that security is everyone's responsibility. The tagline of the event - ‘See it, Say it and Secure it’, urges everyone to be vigilant of their surroundings and raise alarms in case of suspicious activities.
In active participation and support of this initiative, Akasa Air is commencing a comprehensive campaign to raise awareness regarding security during the week. The leadership team and employees at all Akasa Air offices will join hands to announce and support this initiative. A range of activities have been planned, including pledge taking ceremonies across offices and stations, on ground awareness, digital amplification and masterclasses that will aim to sensitize both staff across Akasa’s network. The airline will also be making special announcements at the boarding gate and in-flight to uphold and promote a strong security culture among passengers.
Supporting the Aviation Security Culture initiative, Vinay Dube, Founder and CEO, Akasa Air said, “Today, it is ever crucial for us to raise awareness about the importance of safety and security amongst our employees and passengers. At Akasa Air, the safety and security of our employees and passengers forms the bedrock of everything we do and is our topmost priority. We welcome the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security’s initiative in organizing this commemorative week and our participation is a testimony to our commitment to be the safest and most dependable airline in India.”
Since its launch in August 2022, Akasa Air has carried over 4 million revenue passengers and crossed the milestone of operating over 900 weekly flights with an announced network of 35 unique routes connecting 16 cities, namely Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Delhi, Guwahati, Agartala, Pune, Lucknow, Goa, Hyderabad, Varanasi, , Bhubaneswar and Kolkata.
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.
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