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“Can’t keep calm! Say hi to our QP-pie!” : Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Akasa air unveils pics of its first aircraft

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Veteran investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed Akasa Air has made all the preparations to fill the flight (Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed Akasa Air). The airline company has tweeted a picture of its first aircraft. In this tweet, the company has given the caption of its photo, ‘Can’t keep calm! Say hello to our QP-Pie!’

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Flight will start from july
Let us tell you that Akasa Air is planning to start its commercial flight operations in July. The airline has already received a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Civil Aviation Ministry in August 2021 to start commercial flight operations. The company has also got its airline code which will be “QP”. Let us tell you that every airline in the world has a designer code. For example, Indigo is coded as “6E”, Go First is coded as “G8” and Air India is coded as “AI”.

According to a report in PTI, the carrier will start commercial flight operations in July. “As we get closer to the airline launch date, we can now confirm refined estimates on our timelines. We expect our first aircraft delivery by early June 2022, with the intention to start commercial operations in July 2022,” Vinay Dube, CEO, Akasa Air, told PTI.

The airline, which is backed by ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala and aviation veterans Vinay Dube and Aditya Ghosh, received the no-objection certificate (NOC) from the Ministry of Civil Aviation in August 2021 to launch commercial flight operations.

kasa Air signed a deal with Boeing on November 26, 2021 to purchase 72 Max planes. The airline has ordered 72 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, first aircraft delivery expected by June.

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