Monday, October 01, 2018

Air India to deploy 'Jumbo' jet on Mumbai, Kolkata routes in Oct-Nov

National carrier Air India is set to fly its 423-seater, double-decker Boeing 747 aircraft to two key domestic destinations, Mumbai and Kolkata, starting October 16 to meet the demand during the festive season.
With 12 seats in first class, 26 in business and 385 in economy class, the 'Jumbo' plane will operate one flight per day each to Kolkata and Mumbai from New Delhi between October 16 and October 21, Air India said in a statement.
Kolkata will be covered in the first phase and Mumbai in the second phase (November).
Generally, these four-engine planes are operated on international routes as well as for ferrying VVIPs.
Coincidentally, the year 2018 also marks the 50th anniversary of the Boeing 747 operations.
01/10/18 PTI/moneycontrol.com

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