Dubai International welcomes first Air India flight from Kochi

Dubai International welcomes first Air India flight from Kochi

Dubai International has welcomed Air India’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to arrive from the city of Kochi, Kerala, with a traditional water salute.

The crew and representatives of the airline were welcomed at a cake cutting ceremony at Concourse D.

Air India is one of the seven airlines that connect Dubai to 19 destinations across India – DXB’s top destination country with 11.4 million passengers in 2016.

On average there are 78 daily flights between DXB and India, or a weekly average of 546 flights.

The flight which arrived is Air India’s second Dreamliner service connecting India and Dubai, as the carrier already operates a Dreamliner on the Delhi-Dubai sector.