Air India on Sunday declared to bring back its ten grounded widebody aircraft to service by early 2023. A twin-aisle airplane features a larger fuel tank that enables it to travel on long-haul international routes like India-US and India-Canada
“Air India’s wide-body aircraft fleet presently stands at forty-three aircraft, of that thirty-three area unit operational. this can be a big improvement from the twenty-eight craft that the airline was operative until recently,” according to PTI citing the official statement of the corporate.
The remaining craft increasingly came to service by early 2023, it added.
The carrier on Sunday declared that it’ll operate daily flights between Delhi Air India and Vancouver in North American country from August thirty-one forrader. Currently,
it operates the Delhi-Vancouver service 3 times per week. This improvement in frequency on the Delhi-Vancouver route caters to growing traffic between Asian countries and North American countries, and has been enabled by the come to service of the airline Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, the carrier noted.
It aforesaid Boeing has been operating closely with Air Asian country following its acquisition by Tata cluster to revive craft that had been grounded for
prolonged periods because of the COVID-19 pandemic and different reasons.
“The progressive restoration of those craft has already allowed Air Asian country to increase schedule resilience and can enable additional frequency and network increases over the approaching months,” it added.
The Tata cluster took management of Air India on Jan twenty-seven when with success in winning the bid for the airline on October eight last year.
Air India’s freshly appointed CMD Campbell Wilson had within the last week of July asked the airline’s integrated operations management center (IOCC), which is the “nerve center” of any carrier, to report on to him and provides recommendations on a way to improve the on-time performance