AI gets its third Dreamliner

Written by Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Updated: Oct 10 2012, 07:57am hrs
Air India got its third Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Tuesday from the new North Charleston facility of the US-based manufacturer.

The aircraft, piloted by Captain Amitabh Singh and Captain Rohit Bhasin, landed at IGI airport here at 5.15 pm and was received by senior airline officials, a senior Air India official said.

In September, Air India took delivery of its first of the 27 Dreamliners on order. Air India has currently deployed the Dreamliners on domestic sector to familiarise the pilots with aircraft landings and takeoff procedures.