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Air India starts Dreamliner operations to Paris

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New Delhi, January 10, 2013

National carrier Air India has introduced the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on its daily flights from Delhi to Paris from today.

A press release from the airline said the flights AI 143/142 on the Delhi-Paris-Delhi route will operate as per the exisitng schedule.
Flight AI-143 will leave Delhi Airport, Terminal-3 at 1310 hrs and arrive at Paris, Charles de Gaulle Airport (also known as Roissy Airport) at 1805 hrs. The return flight, AI-142, will depart from Charles de Gaulle at 2130 hrs and arrive at Delhi’s T-3 at 1010 hrs next day. 
Air India is gradually expanding operations of its B-787 aircraft to more international destinations. Presently, the Dreamliners fly from Delhi to Dubai and Frankfurt, in addition to some domestic sectors. 
Air India has received six B787 aircraft so far, with the last aircraft having arrived in Delhi on January 4, 2013. 
The state-of-the-art aircraft is configured to accommodate 256 seats - 18 full flat Business Class seats, with flat-bed recline and 238 Economy Class seats. 
The In-Flight Entertainment system (Top Series i8000) is supplied by Thales of the US. The system, with large LCD display screens, is designed to provide advanced features and enhancements to the passengers. It is built upon the latest generation industry standards for network architecture and technology to provide passengers with audio, video, games, entertainment and communications features better than the latest in-home capabilities, the release added.
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