An Air India Boeing 787 Dreamliner flies over Le Bourget airport, near Paris, on June 18, 2013 during the 50th International Paris Air show.
London: The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the latest acquisition of Air India, is likely to shore up the fortune of India's national carrier as passengers are giving big thumbs up after travelling in the next generation flying machine.
We hope that Air India's fortune will turn significantly with the induction of the Dreamliners. Passengers are responding very positively to the new aircraft as the Dreamliner is the ultimate in terms of passenger comfort, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh told PTI.
After rectifying initial technical problem, the Air India so far has inducted six 787 aircraft into service.
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 12: Mike Sinnett, chief engineer for the 787 program at Boeing looks over his papers during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, June 12, 2013 in Washington, DC. The committee is hearing testimony on lessons learned from the Boeing 787 battery fire incidents.
China's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivered to China Southern Airlines taxis on the runway at the airport in Guangzhou, southern China's Guangdong province on June 2, 2013. China's first Boeing 787 arrived in the country on June 2, state-run media said, less than two weeks after Beijing regulators approved the aircraft, which had faced safety problems.
An All Nippon Airways' (ANA) Boeing 787 Dreamliner prepares to depart to Frankfurt from Tokyo International Airport on June 1, 2013. ANA, the single biggest operator of Boeing's flagship 787, resumed regular flight service usiing Dreamliner following a four-month suspension due to battery problems.
This photograph taken on February 16, 2012 shows visitors taking a tour of a Boeing 787 aircraft during an airshow in Singapore. Singapore Airlines (SIA) said on May 30, 2013 it will buy 30 Airbus and 30 Boeing aircraft in an order worth more than 17 billion dollars USD.