Akasa Air reveals its first look

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala backed Akasa Air on Monday revealed the first look of its aircraft, donned in purple and orange colours of its brand logo.

The airline released photos of its first aircraft at Boeing’s production facility in Portland, USA. The photographs show the two engines, the wings as well as the tail painted orange. The wings and the tail also have a smattering of purple, along with the letter A- its logo- also in purple.

Akasa will take the delivery of its first aircraft in India by mid-June and launch commercial flights in India by July 2022.

Out of the total 72 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes the airline has ordered, it plans to fly 18 aircraft in India by the end of March 2023 across domestic routes in the country. It is initial focus will be on connecting tier-2 and tier-3 cities.

The remaining 54 planes will be inducted over the next four years.

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