Air India adds 19th Dreamliner

Air India will fly its new Boeing 787 to Italy (photo by Paul Fell)
Photo by Paul Fell

Air India has taken delivery of its 19th Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

The new twin-aisle jet touched down at New Delhi‘s Indira Gandhi International Airport on 24 February 2015, following a delivery flight from Boeing’s production line in Charleston, South Carolina.

The new aircraft, a B787-8 model, comes equipped with 256 seats in two classes – 18 in business class and 238 in economy.
Air India has ordered a total of 27 Dreamliners, comprising 21 B787-8s and six larger B787-9s.

It now operates a total fleet of 39 twin-aisle aircraft, including 19 B787-8s, 12 B777-300ERs, three B777-200LRs and five B747-400s. It also operates a single-aisle fleet of 22 Airbus A319s, 20 A320s and 20 A321s.

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