Air India has taken delivery of its very first
Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Air India is only the fifth airline in the
world to have so far taken delivery of a 787 Dreamliner. This
delivery is the first of 27 Dreamliners for Air India.
The airplane is equipped with 18 business
class seats and 238 economy class seats.
The 787 has the range and capability to allow
Air India to deploy the Dreamliner on many routes including the
Middle East, Europe, Asia and Australia.
“Today is a great day for Air India as the most
technologically advanced and fuel efficient airplane in the world
joins our fleet,” said Rohit Nandan, Air India Chairman & Managing
Director on Thursday. “The 787 will allow Air India to open new routes in a
dynamic marketplace and provide the best in-flight experience for
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