DGCA approves Akasa Air license, services to begin from July end
New Delhi : DGCA approved the Air Operator Certificate for Akasa Air on Thursday, allowing the airline to start its operations.
Promoted by ace stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, the start-up airlines is likely to begin its operations from July end.
In a statement, the airline said, "This is a significant milestone, enabling us to open our flights for sale and leading to the start of commercial operations."
In June 2021, Akasa Air had taken the delivery of its first Boeing 737 max aircraft in India. On Monday, the company released the dress code of its staff and claimed that it has been designed to keep the staff comfortable during their long journey duties.
The company said it is the first Indian airline to have introduced custom trousers and jackets, with their fabric specially made for Akasa Air (using recycled polyester fabric which is made from pet bottle plastic salvaged from marine waste).