India’s newest airline Akasa Air, co-founded by late investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, has decided to allow passengers to bring their pets on board from November 1. Flyers can take their cats and dogs with them on the flight from November 1, the bookings for which will begin from October 15.
The airline said it will allow one pet per person on board with weight up to 7 kg. “We will now allow pets on board on Akasa flights as part of our commitment to creating an inclusive travel experience,” said Belson Coutinho, Co-Founder plus CMO, Akasa Air.
“In our first phase of pet policy we will allow domesticated cats and dogs. We will progressively enhance our pet policy going forward,” the airline added.
As of now, only Tata-owned Air India allows passengers to carry pets.
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