Air India receives its first former Delta Airlines’ Bowing 777-200LR as part of its fleet improvement and restructuring program. The airline is planning to use the aircraft for ultra-long-haul flights to North America. With this new change, Air India will become the second Indian Airline after Vistara Airways to offer premium economy seats to flyers. AI has renamed its aircraft as Vihaan and will also induct around 30 aircraft over the next few months. These aircraft will join the airline between December and March 2023. For more information and updates, read the piece now!Read more.
India’s leading airline, Air India is planning to give a complete makeover to its fleet cabin interiors. The airline has committed to spending around $400 million on this refurbishment plan. In a media release, the airline said that this makeover will see the addition of latest generaton seats and amazing onboard entertainment. Now, passengers can also enjoy the Premium Economy Cabin Class on the Bowing 787-8 and the Boeing 777s of Air India with incredible services. This lengthy process, and the time required to manufacture the seats, is expected to lead to the 1st aircraft entering service in mid-2024. For more details, go through this piece now!Read more.
A family with a pet dog at Bengaluru Airport was denied boarding the Air India flight despite the airline’s pet policy. Sachin alleged that despite adhering to the guidelines and after completing all formalities, his 20-month-old toy poodle was refused permission to enter the flight from Bengaluru. It forced them to cancel their entire trip which left them frustrated. The family booked the tickets months earlier after checking multiple airlines and their pet policies. They chose Air Indi being the only Indian Airline with a policy of allowing pets. But, this incident disappointed them. You can check the full story here.Read more.
Air India is rebuilding itself under the TATA Group with ferocious force and has taken many major steps for the same. Many international airlines are noticing it and approaching Air India for long-term collaboration. Recently, Lufthansa shows its interest in becoming a part of Air India’s expansion story and exploring more opportunities with AI. LH is eyeing a new relationship with AI that could grow into even a joint venture in the future. So, here know why Lufthansa is so excited to expand its partnership with India’s leading airline Air India and what announcement the officials of LH made. Read more!Read more.
Air India, the leading airline of India, is close to making a historic order for up to 500 jetliners from both Airbus and Boeing. The order includes around 400 narrow-body jets and 100 (or more) wide-body jets, including dozens of Airbus A350s and Boeing 787s, and 777s. Even after many expected discounts, the order would be worth tens of billions of dollars. This potential historic order comes days after Tata Group announced the merger of Air India and Vistara, a joint venture with Singapore Airlines, to create a bigger full-service airline brand. Continue reading this blog to get more details about Air India updates,Read more.