Akasa Air to begin flight operation from the new Mopa Airport in Goa
Akasa Air, India’s newest airline, today announced that it will start operations from Goa to Mumbai and Goa to Bengaluru starting 11 January 2023.
Akasa Air says that this enhanced connectivity between the commercial cities and one of the country’s most popular tourism hubs will help boost economic growth and also help increase the tourist footprint. By end-December 2022, the airline expects to cross over 500 weekly flights and has announced a total of 18 routes across 12 cities, namely Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati, Agartala, Pune, Visakhapatnam, Lucknow, and Goa.
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Starting 11th Jan 2023, fly to New Goa Manohar International Airport (Mopa) from Mumbai and Bengaluru!
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Commenting on the new destination announcement, Praveen Iyer, Co-Founder, and Chief Commercial Officer of Akasa Air, said, “We are pleased to announce our 12th destination, Goa with flights from New Goa Manohar International Airport (Mopa), one of the newest airports that was inaugurated by our Honourable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi-ji on December 11, 2022. We are really excited to connect Goa with two of our strong metro cities in the South and West, Bengaluru & Mumbai. We launch Goa with five daily departures connecting to Bengaluru and Mumbai.
The city of beaches, Goa, has played a significant role in putting Indian tourism on the global map and is one of the most popular tourist destinations within India, all year round. It has also emerged as a manufacturing base for several leading companies, that constantly require greater connectivity to metro cities. The commencement of this route will enable us to enhance connectivity between these cities while offering our signature warm and efficient service to our passengers. Our operations from the city will cater to business and leisure travelers who are on the lookout for convenient and affordable flying options.”