Air India to operate Dreamliner service to Kerala

 PTI   New Delhi     Last Updated: January 12, 2017  | 10:49 IST
Air India to operate Dreamliner service to Kerala
A 787 Dreamliner being built for Air India [Photo: Reuters]

Government-owned Air India would operate its first Dreamliner service to Kerala, which would fly on New Delhi-Kochi-Dubai route, starting next month.

Air India has been operating Boeing 787-800 dreamliner services to the Gulf since 2012 when it launched a flight to Dubai from New Delhi.

"We are going to operate New Delhi-Kochi-Dubai route with a Dreamliner from February 1," Air India Chairman and managing Director Ashwani Lohani said on Wednesday.

Lohani said that the airline currently has 22 Boeing 787-800 aircraft in its fleet, and one more such aircraft will be added in the fleet today.

"We will deploy this aircraft on the New Delhi-Kochi-Dubai route," he said.

Air India flies majority of these aircraft on its European routes.

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