Fulfilling a long pending demand for Boeing 787 Dreamliner services between the national capital, Delhi and Queen of the Arabian Sea, Kochi, Air India will operate its first Dreamliner services on New Delhi-Dubai route via Kochi starting Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The newly launched flight will give further fillip to the growing ties between the UAE and India and will offer immense benefits to Indian community in the UAE.
Operating daily, flight AI 933 will depart from Delhi at 0510 hours and will reach Kochi at 0800 hours. For its onward journey from Kochi, AI 933 will depart at 0915 hours and touch down at Dubai airport at 12pm. On the return, flight AI 934 will depart daily from Dubai at 1330 hours to reach Kochi at 1850 hours. From Kochi AI 934 will become AI 047 departing at 2020 hours to complete its journey upon landing at Indira Gandhi International airport, New Delhi at 2320 hours.
Air India will also offer attractive introductory offer which includes free check-in baggage allowance of 40kg on economy class and 50kg in business class.
Air India is one of the first airlines of the world to induct B787 Dreamliner into its fleet. The Dreamliner offers host of noticeable advantages over other types of aircrafts in terms of space, quietness inside the cabin, cabin altitude and Humidity besides many others.
The windows on a B787 are the largest in civil aviation, bringing in more natural light and providing an unparalleled look at the heavens. The overhead space in the aircraft is exceptionally roomy and the Dreamliner is substantially quieter as compared to other aircrafts which makes the flying experience all the more pleasant.
About Air India:
Air India occupies a special place in the global and Indian aviation scenario. It pioneered the aviation in India and its history is synonymous with the history of civil aviation in India. Air India is not a mere airline that transports passengers, baggage and cargo. It is a multi-faceted organization. The aviation infrastructure it has created over the years is a testimony of its contribution. Apart from servicing of all its aircraft in-house with its own engineering facilities, Air India also undertakes ground handling services of many airlines in many cities in India. Air India has grown to become a mega international airline with a network of 41 destinations across the USA, Europe, Australia, Far-East and South-East Asia and the Gulf. The airline’s domestic network covers 72 destinations, including far-flung areas of the North-East, Ladakh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Air India, today, flies one of the youngest, state-of-the-art, fleet of aircraft comprising a mix of the wide-body Boeing B777s, B747s, its latest acquisition- the B787 Dreamliner and the narrow body Airbus A321s, A320s and A319 aircraft. For additional information visit airindia.in and/or follow us on Facebook/airindia and on Twitter – @airindiain.
About Star Alliance:
The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the market has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Avianca Brazil, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI and United. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,330 airports in 192 countries.
EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI and United. Overall, the Star Alliance network currently offers more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,330 airports in 192 countries.