TOULOUSE- Tata Owned Air India (AI) has given aviation enthusiasts and travelers the new livery for their upcoming Airbus A350 aircraft. The airline took to its official social media account today (October 7, 2023) to provide a sneak peek of the livery being applied to the Airbus A350.
In the post, Air India unveiled the ‘first look of the magnificent A350’ aircraft as it undergoes the painting process at an Airbus facility in Toulouse, France.
Air India A350 Livery
The post on Air India’s official handle X stated, ‘Here’s the inaugural glimpse of our majestic A350 in its new livery, currently at the paint shop in Toulouse. Our A350 fleet will begin arriving this winter… @Airbus.’
This sneak peek of the aircraft is generating excitement and anticipation for the debut of Air India’s A350 fleet this winter.
The new livery represents a fresh beginning for Air India and underscores the airline’s commitment to providing passengers with a modern and visually appealing travel experience.
On Friday (September 29, 2023), Air India (AI) announced the successful completion of the acquisition of its inaugural Airbus A350 aircraft, facilitated through a finance lease transaction conducted via HSBC and the GIFT City.
This marks the first wide-body aircraft acquired through GIFT City, India’s premier International Financial Services Centre (IFSC).
Air India has placed orders for a total of six A350-900 aircraft, with deliveries expected for five of them by March 2024. Additionally, the airline has firm orders for 470 new aircraft, comprising 34 A350-1000s, 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, 10 Boeing 777Xs, 140 A320 neos, 70 A321 neos, and 190 Boeing 737MAXs, as part of agreements signed with Airbus and Boeing in June of the current year.
A few days back, we got the update that Air India (AI) is set to introduce two A350 aircraft into its fleet this year. These two aircraft are getting prepared for delivery. Further, these two new A350s aircraft were spotted at Toulouse by DN280 Planespotter.
The first one has the Manufacturer Serial Number (MSN) 554 and is registered as F-WZFZ, while the Indian reg will be VT-JRA. Subsequently, the second A350-941 has the MSN 558 and is registered as F-WZFN / VT-JRB.
In February, Air India placed an order for 470 aircraft, which includes 6 A350-900 and 34 A350-1000 planes. Subsequently, Air India has received the Letter of Type Acceptance (LoTA) from the DGCA for the induction of two A350 aircraft.
Additionally, by the conclusion of March 2024, Air India aims to have a total of six A350 aircraft in its fleet.
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