Talking about the company’s expansion plans, the CEO mentioned that it plans to go international by the year-end and intends to set up a learning academy in Bengaluru. He also said Akasa has already ordered a fleet of 72 aircraft of which 18 have been delivered. Homegrown low-cost airline Akasa Air is going to place an order for a fleet of aircraft which will be in “three digits” by the year-end, the company said on Wednesday. Moreover, the company is also looking at adding over 300 pilots in the next one year. “By the end of the year we will place a large order for aircraft. I’m not going to disclose the number but the order will be in three digits and it will be significant, “the company’s founder and chief executive officer, Vinay Dube, said in a press conference, reported news agency¬†PTI.

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