Akasa Air Close to 150-Plane Order from Boeing Written 3 January 2024


Akasa Air's first Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft | Credit: bfi_watch_ca350; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

Reuters reports that Akasa Air “is set to close an order for around 150 Boeing 737 MAX narrowbody planes, two sources said, its latest bid to tap the travel boom in the world’s fastest-growing aviation market.” Contract negotiations “are ongoing and a deal is expected to be announced at Wings India, the country’s largest civil aviation event scheduled for Jan. 18-21.” Akasa “is India’s newest airline and has garnered market share of 4% since it started flying in 2022, against IndiGo’s 60% and Tata Group airlines’ combined 26%.”
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