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Akasa Air is an Indian low-cost airline operating domestic flights across India. Akasa Air began its commercial operation on the 7th of August 2022 from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. The new airline has hubs in Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport and Kempegowda International Airport.

As Akasa Air is a low-cost airline it operates an economy-class configuration in its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, which handles a total of 189 passengers in the -8 variant and 197 in the -200 variant. To keep the flight fares low, the airline doesn't offer free meals, Wi-Fi or in-flight entertainment. However, these services are all available to purchase during your Akasa Air flight.

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Baggage Policy

Here you'll find Akasa Air's baggage policy for carry-on and checked baggage policy.

Carry-on Baggage

When flying with Akasa Air you are entitled to 1 carry-on up to 7kg / 15lbs, completely free of charge.

All carry-on items are subjected to airport security checks, all passengers should make sure that no prohibited items are stored in the baggage including any fluid exceeding 100ml.

All carry-on items must fit in the overhead lockers and under the seat. The total weight of the carry-on baggage must not exceed the permitted limit.

Checked Baggage

On domestic flights with India, you're allowed to bring a piece of standard checked baggage of up to 15kg / 33lbs. Any additional checked baggage can be pre-booked online. Please note that you can only bring 2 pieces of extra baggage at a charge of INR 900 per piece.

All checked baggage must weigh less than 32kg and fit within the permitted dimensions to be allowed to be transported as checked baggage. Additional fees would be added to any excess weight on the checked baggage and for oversize items.

Excess baggage should be added to the booking before arriving at the airport as buying excess baggage in advance is often cheaper. This excess baggage can be added during the booking process.

Cabin Classes

Akasa Air is a low-cost airline therefore it only operates a single-class cabin configuration - Economy Class.


Here you'll find out the check-in opening and closing times for Akasa Air flights. Please ensure you arrive at the airport early for your flight.

Online Check-in

When flying with Akasa Air you can check-in online any time from 48 hours up to 1 hour before your flight departure time. You can also download the Akasa Air app and check-in through the mobile app.

All passengers are recommended to check-in online as it saves time from queuing at airport check-in. Boarding passes can be obtained once online check-in is completed.

Travel documents and the booking reference for the passenger should be prepared for online check-in.

Airport Check-in

As a general rule, we recommend passengers arrive two hours before the scheduled departure time. Check-in must be completed before the airport check-in deadline, otherwise, passengers may lose their tickets.

Passengers should report to the airport check-in desk as soon as they arrive at the airport. The airport check-in area location will be displayed on the departure information board at the airport.

In-flight Entertainment & WIFI

On many Akasa Air flights you can select from a number of free movies and TV shows on your personal device. Akasa Air offers a wide range of in-flight entertainment.

Akasa Air in-flight entertainment

Akasa Air offers a wide range of in-flight entertainment. On most Akasa Air flights you can choose from over 800 free movies and TV shows on your own device. To access the in-flight entertainment library, simply connect to the onboard WIFI during your flight.

Akasa Air WIFI

WIFI is available to purchase during your flight! You can now connect to the WIFI for only $8. Most Akasa Air flights offer WIFI on board however, a selection of 737-9 MAX aircraft and all Q400 aircraft, which operate shorter flights, are not fit with internet connection.

Food & Drink

Akasa Air has a range of different snacks and meals you can purchase onboard.

Akasa Air Meal Options

Welcome to the onboard Cafe Akasa! Akasa Air serves a wide range of delicious meals that you can purchase during your flight. This includes multi-cuisine, healthy meals, and plant-based foods all made by award-winning chefs across India. Akasa Air also offers a number of snacks and beverages that you can buy including Vietnamese rice rolls, pringles, and hot chocolate.

Akasa Air is continuously looking to introduce new eco-friendly activities. All Akasa Air’s packaging of perishable meals is ethically sourced from sustainably grown crops. You'll also be served wooden cutlery that is 100% biodegradable.

Frequent Flyer Program

Akasa Air doesn't have a frequent flyer program however it does have its own VIP 'meet and greet' service called 'Akasa VIP'.

The airline has partnered with Elite World Services (EWS) to offer a personalised meet and greet service to its passengers, allowing for hassle-free departure and arrival.

With Akasa VIP, a porter and a meet and greet representative will assist passengers with their baggage upon arrival at the airport as well as guide the passengers through to the check-in counters. Passengers who have purchased lounge access will also be escorted to the VIP lounge by the representative.

After the passenger has arrived at their destination, a porter and representative will help with baggage collection and escort the passenger to their designated pick-up point.

Airline Alliance

Akasa Air isn't part of any airline alliance.

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Destinations that Akasa Air flies to

Akasa Air flies to over 5 destinations within India. Click below to see all the cities and airports that it flies to.

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Hub Airport

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM) is an international airport serving the region of Mumbai and the Mumbai Metropliation. In 2018, the airport handled over 49 million passengers. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is known to be the 2nd busiest airport in the country measured by international passenger traffic. Furthermore, the airport was voted as the 14th busiest airport in Asia and the 41st busiest airport in the world. The airport has 2 runways. The first one has a length of 2,990m and the 2nd one is 3,660m.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport has 2 terminals. Terminal 1 also known as Santacruz Airport is used for domestic flights that are operated by low-cost carriers. From this terminal, you can find over 10 passenger boarding piers. Terminal 2 also referred to as T2 is a new X-shaped terminal that has a total floor area of 450,000 square metres. This terminal operates domestic flights as well as international flights. T2 has new taxiways and apron areas made for aircraft parking - this was designed to handle over 40 million passengers a year.

This airport is also a hub for Air IndiaVistaraGo First and IndiGo. Other airlines that fly from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport include Air India Express, FedEx Express, Blue Dart Aviation, SpiceJetJet AirwaysAir AsiaStar Air and TruJet.


Akasa Air currently operates its flights with a fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Here is a breakdown of its fleet as of December 2023:

  • 19 x Boeing 737 MAX 8 (seating up to 189 passengers)
  • 1 x Boeing 737 MAX 200 (seating up to 197 passengers; the airline currently has 52 orders of this aircraft)

Frequently asked questions

Is Akasa Air a part of an airline alliance?

Akasa Air isn't part of any airline alliances. It's unclear whether the airline has any plans to join an airline alliance.

What is Akasa Air's flight schedule?

You can check out Akasa Air's flight schedule via the airline's official website - Akasa Air flight schedule.

Are there any Akasa reviews?

Akasa Air is still a relatively new low-cost airline in India, therefore there may not be many customer reviews available yet about the airline.

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