Air India deploys A350 on the Delhi-Dubai route for enhanced service starting Ma

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Air India announced its plan to introduce its newly acquired Airbus A350 aircraft on the Delhi-Dubai route, commencing on May 1st.

This initiative signifies the airline's strategic move towards enhancing the international travel experience by offering opulent amenities and deluxe services to passengers.

The deployment of the A350 aircraft on international flights marks a significant milestone for Air India, as it aims to elevate passenger comfort and satisfaction. The aircraft will boast 28 exclusive private suites featuring fully reclining beds in the Business Class section, providing travelers with unparalleled luxury. Additionally, the Premium Economy class will accommodate 24 seats, while the Economy class will offer 264 seats, ensuring a diverse range of options to suit varying preferences.

Air India's official statement, as reported by The Economic Times, schedules the aircraft to operate under the flight designations AI995/996, departing daily from Delhi at 20:45 hours and arriving in Dubai at 22:45 hours. The return journey from Dubai will commence at 00:15 hours the following day, arriving back in Delhi at 04:55 hours, adhering to local time zones.

Despite the initial introduction of A350 planes earlier in the year, Air India had limited their operation to domestic routes for crew familiarization and regulatory compliance. However, with the forthcoming deployment on the Delhi-Dubai route, the airline is poised to extend the utilization of these advanced aircraft for international travel, thereby enriching the flying experience for passengers.

Air India's investment in the A350 fleet underscores its commitment to modernizing its aviation offerings. With an order for 40 A350 aircraft, the airline has already incorporated four into its fleet, signaling its dedication to enhancing its operational capacity and service quality.

Moreover, Air India's decision to introduce the Airbus A350 on the Delhi-Dubai route reflects its ongoing efforts to elevate the standards of international air travel, promising passengers a journey characterized by luxury, comfort, and superior service.

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