Air India launches flight to Birmingham


AMRITSAR 
Air India on August 1 launched its first Dreamliner flight connecting this holy city to Birmingham, fulfilling a long cherished dream of the people of Punjab.

The Air India’s Dreamliner AI 461, with nearly 220 passengers on board, took off at 1033 hrs from the Sri Guru Ram International Airport here, official sources said.

“Start of this flight shall have long and deep impact on this loss-making airport. It will be instrumental in helping the airport regain its economical strength,” Airport Director Sunil Dutt told reporters here. 

Full report here Business Standard

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