Kombucha a popular probiotic drink is a part of the airline’s revamped in-flight dining menu, catering to contemporary and varied consumer preferences
Akasa Air, India’s fastest-growing airline has partnered with Borécha to become the first Indian airline to offer Kombucha, a probiotic beverage served on Café Akasa, the airline’s onboard meal service. Borécha’s probiotic Mango Kombucha is available for passengers to buy-on-board across the airline’s network. The item is available to buy on all flights and can also be pre-booked on Akasa Air’s website and mobile app.
Borécha’s Kombucha is a tasty, refreshing and gut-friendly alternative for travellers looking for healthy beverage options. Adding this unique beverage to Café Akasa’s expansive menu, is in line with Akasa Air’s endeavour to offer a quality inflight dining experience that caters to a variety of diet preferences and palettes. Health-conscious customers can pair the delicious beverage with Café Akasa’s wide range of salads and sandwiches for a fulfilling and nutritious inflight dining experience.
Commenting on the partnership, Belson Coutinho, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing & Experience Officer, Akasa Air, said, “At Akasa Air, we are continuously evaluating customer feedback to offer an inflight experience that aligns with their evolving needs and expectations. Modern day customers are becoming increasingly conscious of their food choices, and we are delighted to partner with Borécha to become the first Indian airline to serve Kombucha, a probiotic drink on board. As a healthier alternative for soft drinks, Kombucha has become extremely popular for its distinct taste and probiotic properties. We hope that travellers will appreciate the choice of enjoying the delicious and healthy beverage while they immerse themselves into the warm Akasa Air experience.”
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Borecha, Mr. Ishan Varshnei, stated “Empowering individuality through healthier choices, Borécha leads a hydration revolution. Starting with the airline industry, where healthy options are scarce, Borécha and Akasa Air’s partnership will liberate travellers by offering delicious functional beverages onboard, transforming the way we hydrate.”
As a part of Café Akasa’s refreshed menu, customers can now expect an expansive choice of over 60 meal options including healthy, fusion, festive and gourmet meals that cater to a wide array of diets and palettes.
Since its launch in August 2022, Akasa Air has carried over 4.3 million revenue passengers and connects 16 cities across India, namely Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Delhi, Guwahati, Agartala, Pune, Lucknow, Goa, Hyderabad, Varanasi, Bagdogra, Bhubaneswar and Kolkata.
Bookings for flights and various customer-friendly add-on services can be made on www.akasaair.com, Android & IOS app as well as through travel agents and several OTAs across the country.