Indian carrier Akasa Air has signed for four more Boeing 737 Max 8s, taking its total commitment to 76 jets.

Akasa Air launched flights in 2022 and Cirium fleets data shows it already has a fleet of 19 Max 8s.

Akasa Air

Source: Akasa Air

The airline’s chief executive, Vinay Dube, says: “We are excited to add four more Boeing 737-8 airplanes into our fleet, taking our initial order of 72 aircraft up to 76 jets which will be delivered over the next four years.

”In addition to supporting our rapid domestic expansion, these airplanes allow us to take full advantage of the category-leading 737-8 aircraft with its unparalleled range, as we prepare our foray into international routes.”

A total of 53 of Akasa’s orders are for the high density 737 Max 8-200 model.