Air India’s Amritsar and Delhi to Birmingham
Air India’s 787-8 receives a water cannon salute upon arrival on the inaugural flight, with the cake presented on the stand at Birmingham for the arrival from Amritsar via Delhi. Celebrating the arrival are (left to right): Sir Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham City Council, Rohit Nandan, Chairman of Air India, and Paul Kehoe, CEO, Birmingham Airport on 1 August.
- Air India launched its route from Amritsar (ATQ) via Delhi Airport (DEL) to Birmingham Airport (BHX) on 1 August. The new 6,800-kilometre service is to be flown using one of Star Alliance carrier’s the Boeing 787-8 and will be scheduled using a four times weekly frequency.