Akasa Air Expands Roles Of Priya Mehra And Bharat Vansh Bahadur

Akasa Air Expands Roles Of Priya Mehra And Bharat Vansh Bahadur

Both have previously worked with Indigo

Akasa Air, an Indian low-cost airline has expanded the roles of Priya Mehra, the Chief of Governance and Strategic Acquisitions and Bharat Vansh Bahadur, the Deputy General Counsel.

Mehra, who was handling the legal and compliance segments, will now head three verticals – legal & compliance, fleet acquisition & management, and regulatory affairs.

A graduate of the University of Delhi, she is dual-qualified to practice in India and England & Wales and has an extensive background working in Indian markets. She began her career with AZB & Partners, working with the firm for five years. In 2007, she joined Jones Day in Singapore and a year later moved to Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as part of the India team led by Jai Pathak. In 2016, Mehra joined Indigo and in 2021 shifted to Akasa.

Meanwhile, Vansh Bahadur, the Senior Vice President and General Counsel, will lead the legal and compliance practice, and report to Mehra.

With over 18 years of experience, Vansh Bahadur has worked at various law firms and in in-house roles. He was associated with the aviation sector for over seven years, having joined Indigo in 2017 and in 2022, transitioned to Akasa Air.

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