Air India offers special fare to commemorate Newark-Ahmedabad Dreamliner service

Travelers booking Air India’s new direct 787 Dreamliner service from Newark Liberty International Airport to Ahmedabad can take advantage of the airline’s special Introductory Fare of $787, round trip. The special economy class fare includes all government taxes and fees, including the 9/11 security fee, and fuel surcharges. Tickets must be purchased by July 31. Air India Regional Manager Americas Vandana Sharma told the media.

Giving details of the flight schedules, the District Sales Manager of Air India, Mohan Kothekar said that the flights will operate three times a week, Monday, Thursday, and Friday, starting August 15, 2016, and make a stop in London, enroute. The special fare is good for outbound travel from August 15 to September 30, 2016. There is a $25.00 weekend surcharge for return travel on Fridays, a minimum stay through the first Sunday, and maximum stay of three (3) months. All travel must be completed by December 28, 2016 to qualify. No stopovers are permitted in London, and cancellation and ticketing change fees apply.

Air India’s new Boeing 787 Dreamliners feature a best-in-class Economy class service and a state-of-the-art Business Class service with 180-degree reclining flat beds. As on all Air India flights to India, superb Indian cuisine, including a special Gujarati meal (upon request), is served in both cabins.

Air India has received Global Traveler corporate segment magazine “Best airline of Central/South Asia and India” award on December 16th night at Beverly Hills Peninsula Hotel at Los Angeles. This is the second reader selection award received by Air India.

Earlier, on December 4th, 2015, Air India bagged Premier Traveler corporate travel magazine Award for “Best airline to India”. Recently Air India also won the Quality Diamond award at London.

Air India, in a recent report, said, “Our message of nonstop to India from US, UK, Europe and most global markets, the convenient timings, good service and membership into Star Alliance is reaching discerning audiences.”

Air India, India’s national airline, has been in operation since 1932. Today, the airline serves 35 international destinations on four continents, and 66 cities across India. The airline’s fleet of 118 aircraft, including B787 Dreamliners and B777LR’s and ER’s, is one of the world’s youngest. Air India is also a member of the Star Alliance.

Air India occupies a special place in the global and Indian aviation scenario. It pioneered the aviation in India and its history is synonymous with the history of civil aviation in India. Air India is not a mere airline that transports passengers, baggage and cargo. It is a multi-faceted organization. The aviation infrastructure it has created over the years is a testimony of its contribution. Apart from servicing of all its aircraft in-house with its own engineering facilities,

Air India also undertakes ground handling services of many airlines in many cities in India. Air India has grown to become a mega international airline with a network of 34 destinations across the USA, Europe, Australia, Far-East and South-East Asia and the Gulf. The airline’s domestic network covers 52 destinations, including far-flung areas of the North-East, Ladakh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Air India, today, flies one of the youngest, state-of-the-art, fleet of aircraft comprising a mix of the wide-body Boeing B777s, B747s, its latest acquisition- the B787 Dreamliner and the narrow body Airbus A321s, A320s and A319 aircraft. For additional information visit and/or follow us on Facebook/airindia and on Twitter – @airindiain.

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