June 27, 2022


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Boeing 737 MAX: Akasa Air takes supply of first plane Boeing 737 MAX

Ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-promoted Akasa Air’s first plane Boeing 737 MAX arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday, bringing it nearer to securing the necessary Air Operator Allow to begin operations. The airline had acquired the ceremonial keys for the plane in Seattle, the US, on June 15, Akasa Air stated in an announcement.

That is the primary supply out of the 72 Boeing 737 Max planes that Akasa Air positioned an order with Boeing final November.

“Akasa Air right now, welcomed the arrival of the primary of its 72 Boeing 737 MAX plane, on the Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport, within the presence of its management workforce,” the airline stated within the assertion.

“The arrival of our first plane is a really comfortable second for all of us and marks an vital milestone, bringing us nearer to our imaginative and prescient of constructing India’s greenest, most reliable, and most reasonably priced airline,” stated Vinay Dube, founder, Managing Director and Chief Government Officer, Akasa Air.

Akasa Air is a main instance of the progress made by Indian aviation lately, he stated, including “this isn’t only a important milestone for us and Indian aviation, nevertheless it’s the story of a brand new India”.

Boeing is proud to companion with Akasa Air as they embark on their journey in direction of making air journey inclusive and reasonably priced for all, stated Boeing India president Salil Gupte.

“India is without doubt one of the fastest-growing economies on the earth and provides monumental development and productiveness alternatives for the aviation business. We’re excited that the superior 737 MAX will assist Akasa Air drive efficiencies in enterprise and operations whereas offering its prospects with a superior flying expertise,” he added.

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