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Akasa Air starts flights from Varanasi to Bengaluru

Akasa Air has started operations from Varanasi, as its 14th destination on its fast-evolving network. This also marks the airline’s second destination launch in Uttar Pradesh, easing connectivity with daily flights from Lucknow and Varanasi to metro cities across India. The inaugural flight departed from Bengaluru at 12:30hrs, to touchdown Varanasi at 15:00hrs on February 18, 2023. Starting March 1, 2023, the airline will increase frequency, operating daily flights between Varanasi-Bengaluru-Goa.

Commenting on the destination launch, Praveen Iyer, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer, Akasa Air, said, “The launch of daily flight operations to Varanasi will surely add to the rising traveller footfall in the city, easing travel connectivity from key metro destinations with our signature warm and efficient service at the most affordable fares. A popular choice for spiritual, cultural events and activities, and with the ongoing implementation of several developmental changes, to make Varanasi future-ready, we are glad the city to Akasa Air – India’s fastest growing air transportation network.”

Bookings for flights on Akasa Air are available on its website –, Android & IOS app as well as through travel agents and several OTAs across the country.

Varanasi Schedule:


Flt. Number From City (Airport) Dep. Time To City (Airport) Arr. Time Operating Days Non-Stop / Through
                                                  Commences February 18, 2023  
QP 1421 Bengaluru 12:30 Varanasi 15:00 Daily Non-Stop
QP 1422 Varanasi 15:40 Bengaluru 18:05 Daily Non-Stop
Commences March 1, 2023
QP 1421 Bengaluru 05:35 Varanasi 08:15 Daily Non-Stop
QP 1422 Varanasi 09:05 Bengaluru 11:40 Daily Through


Bengaluru 12:30 Goa 13:35 Daily
QP 1423 Goa 14:15 Bengaluru 15:25 Daily Through


Bengaluru 16:10 Varanasi 18:40 Daily
QP 1424 Varanasi 19:20 Bengaluru 21:45 Daily Non-Stop

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