“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.
#FlyAI : It has been reported in a section of media that Air India is set to retire its Boeing 747 aircraft from it… https://t.co/h255vdo35c
— Air India (@airindiain) 1615290790000
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.