Akasa Air Launches Daily Flights Between Mumbai & Srinagar, Strengthens Presence In North India

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On March 1, Akasa Air began nonstop daily flights from Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir, to Mumbai. The inaugural flight departed Sheikh ul-Alam International Airport at 1:55 p.m. and arrived at Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport at 5 p.m. The daily flight departs Mumbai at 10.40 a.m. and arrives in Srinagar at 1.20 p.m.

In a press release, the airline said, “The new route strengthens Akasa Air’s presence in North India while offering enhanced and convenient options for travel between the two cities.”

Airline’s Co-Founder, Praveen Iyer, said, “We are happy to begin operations in Srinagar, expanding our presence throughout the country. Srinagar, known for its beautiful beauty and rich legacy, has seen a major increase in both local and foreign tourist visits in recent years. Our daily flights connecting Srinagar to Mumbai, a major metropolis, will increase travel accessibility and fuel the growing demand for air travel between the two cities. As India’s fastest-growing airline, we are continually striving to give our customers convenient travel alternatives, dependable operations, and a welcoming customer experience at reasonable prices.”

The airline was inaugurated in 2022. Since then Akasa Air has transported over 7.75 million passengers and links with 21 cities, including Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Goa, Chennai, Kochi, Delhi, Guwahati, Pune, Lucknow, Kochi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Varanasi, Gwalior, Bagdogra, Bhubaneswar, Port Blair, Ayodhya, Agartala, Srinagar, and Doha (Qatar).