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Air India’s First A350 Lands at Delhi Airport

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Finally, The wait is over, as the first wide-body Air India aircraft, an A350 with a new livery, will touch down Today. The aircraft arrived at New Delhi at 13:46 Hrs (local time) from the Airbus facility in Toulouse, France. This marks a historic moment for the airline as it becomes the first Indian carrier to integrate this state-of-the-art aircraft into its fleet.

Upon its arrival in Delhi, the A350-900 will undergo a series of post-arrival regulatory procedures, showcasing the new Air India livery and interior. Preceding the commencement of passenger services, these procedures encompass ground testing, equipment inspections by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), customs clearance, and proof flights to ensure operational readiness.

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The induction of the first of 20 A350-900 aircraft is a significant step for @airindia, with the milestone arrival scheduled at Delhi Airport. The airline is poised to become the first Indian carrier to incorporate the Airbus A350 into its fleet, with plans for the aircraft to commence commercial service in January 2024. An additional five deliveries are expected in March, showcasing Air India’s commitment to modernizing its fleet.

Highlighting the diverse offerings within the aircraft, Air India’s A350 features Economy, Premium Economy, and Business Class cabins. Business Class seats are designed to provide superior comfort, offering more legroom and a spacious layout, allowing passengers to relax and recline to an increased extent for optimal sleeping positions.

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In Premium Economy, passengers can expect a more comfortable journey with additional legroom, wider seats, and enhanced recline options compared to standard Economy seats. Priority boarding is often a perk, ensuring a swift and convenient boarding process for Premium Economy passengers.

Air India’s commitment to passenger comfort extends across all classes, promising ergonomically designed seats with adjustable headrests and ample legroom in Economy. Even in Economy class, the airline aims to deliver a touch of luxury, ensuring that passengers can fully enjoy their journey aboard the new A350. This marks a significant leap for Air India in enhancing the travel experience and embracing the future of aviation.

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