Premium Economy Class will be available on select flights operated by Boeing 777-200LR on Bangalore-San Francisco, Mumbai-San Francisco and Mumbai-New York routes.
Air India announced on Friday that it will introduce premium economy class for travel from May 15 on select flights in the United States. Premium Economy Class will be available on select flights operated by Boeing 777-200LR on Bangalore-San Francisco, Mumbai-San Francisco and Mumbai-New York routes.
In a statement, the airline said it has opened sales of new cabins, for travel from May 15, 2023, being the first and only Indian airline to offer a choice of four cabin classes – First, Business, Premium Economy and Economy . Premium economy class seats will also be made available in other ways, he said.Also Read: Air India offers voluntary retirement to additional staff members again
The beleaguered airline, now owned by the Tata Group, unveiled plans in November last year to add premium economy class to some of its flights. We are currently introducing an economy class experience for our customers on select flights, with plans to expand to many other routes soon as we rapidly expand and improve our fleet,” Campbell Wilson, CEO and Managing Director of Air India said.
The popularity of economy is growing among travelers around the world as people increasingly opt for an enhanced but cheaper airline experience, he said. The new service is designed for customers who don’t mind paying a reasonable premium over economy class fares, Air India said without disclosing pricing details.
Air India has launched a five-year transformation plan.
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