On Thursday, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation issued an Air Operator Certificate to Akasa Air (DGCA). Moreover, the airline can begin operations, according to an input from ANI that cited the aviation watchdog.
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, a renowned stock market investor, is promoting the startup carrier that will launch operations in late July. According to the airline, it is an important milestone, enabling them to put up their flights for sale and ultimately start commercial operations.
On June 21, it received its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in India. Akasa Air announced its purchase of 72 Boeing ‘737 Max’ planes in November 2022. Two 737 MAX family variants—the 737-8 and 737-8-200—are part of the deal.
On Monday, the airline said it focuses on offering the best stretch to assure comfort over their hectic flying schedules. They also released the first look of their uniforms.
According to the company, Akasa Air is the first airline in India to offer tailored jackets and pants made of fabric manufactured specifically for the airline out of recycled polyester made from pet bottle plastic recovered from marine garbage, as well as comfortable sneakers for the in-flight personnel.
In December 2021, the company unveiled its brand logo. It also mentioned that the elements of the sky inspired their logo design.