Boeing 747 will remain an integral part of our fleet, says Air India

2021-03-09 12:57:40

NEW DELHI: Air India is not retiring the Boeing 747s and the jumbo jets “will continue to remain an integral part” of its fleet, the airline said in a statement.
“It has been reported that Air India is set to retire its Boeing 747 aircraft from its fleet and will be operating its last flight tomorrow (March 10)…. B747 will continue to remain an integral part of our fleet,” AI tweeted on Tuesday.

TOI story on Monday had said AI is considering / planning to phasing out the jumbo jets and did not talk about any date for the last flight by this aircraft.
It had quoted a senior official as saying, “We are planning to phase out the jumbo jets. The final decision will be taken by AI board, possibly in its next meeting.”
Comments had been sought from AI and were awaited till filing the story on Monday night.

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