President Kovind boards inaugural flight of VVIP aircraft ‘Air India One-B777’ to Chennai

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday boarded the Air India One-B777 plane on its inaugural flight to Chennai.


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He is visiting Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh to offer prayers at the Sri Venkateswara Temple.

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This is the first flight of the newly acquired Air India One- B777 with the head of the state on board. The aircraft is fuel efficient and has longer range than the B747-400, deployed for similar VVIP operations. The aircraft has state-of-art interiors with also reduced noise levels.

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President Ram Nath Kovind boards Air India One-B777 aircraft for its inaugural  flight to Chennai

President Kovind commended pilots, crew members and the entire Air India team and the Indian Air Force for operating the state-of-the-art aircraft and facilitating VVIP movements within India and on state visits abroad.

-PTC News