Air India Introduces Premium Economy For US Routes
NEW DELHI, (IANS) – Air India has introduced a Premium Economy section for passengers. Premium Economy passengers will be able to check in at dedicated counters and have priority tags affixed to their check-in baggage and be amongst the first to be invited to board the aircraft, a press release said.
The class will be initially available to customers traveling on select routes operated by its fleet of Boeing 777-200LR aircraft: Bengaluru-San Francisco, Mumbai-San Francisco, and Mumbai-New York.
Air India CEO and MD Campbell Wilson said. “The popularity of Premium Economy has grown among travelers around the world, as people are increasingly opting for upgraded, yet affordable flying experiences. We are delighted to introduce a distinctive Premium Economy experience for our customers on select flights for now, with a plan to extend it to many more routes soon, as we rapidly expand and modernize our fleet. This is another step forward in our sincere, ongoing effort to transform Air India into a modern, global carrier of world-class products and service standards.”