Air India A350 Service Starts January 22 – Check Schedule And Routes

Embark on a transformative journey with Air India's Airbus A350, set to take flight on January 22. Bookings are now open, offering passengers the opportunity to experience the epitome of comfort and innovation.

In a groundbreaking announcement on Monday, Air India declared that its much-anticipated Airbus A350, the first of its kind in India, is set to commence commercial operations on January 22. Prospective passengers can now book flights on this state-of-the-art wide-body aircraft.

Domestic Debut

For the initial phase, the Airbus A350 will be deployed on domestic routes, serving as a crucial part of crew familiarization and regulatory compliance processes.

Travellers from major cities including Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Mumbai will have the opportunity to experience the comfort and innovation of the Airbus A350.

Air India Airbus A350 Flight Schedule

Plan your journey with Air India’s Airbus A350 as it takes to the skies on January 22, 2024. The airline introduces a convenient flight schedule connecting major cities in India. Please note that flight operations are scheduled for all days except Tuesdays.

Flight NoSectorDepartureArrivalEffective from 22 Jan
A1589Bengaluru-Mumbai0705 Hrs0850 HrsAll Days, Except Tue.
A1589Mumbai-Chennai1005 Hrs1205 HrsAll Days, Except Tue.
A1589Chennai-Bengaluru1320 Hrs1430 HrsAll Days, Except Tue.
A1587Bengaluru-Chennai1600 Hrs1710 HrsAll Days, Except Tue.
A1587Chennai-Hyderabad1830 Hrs1940 HrsAll Days, Except Tue.
A1587Hyderabad-Bengaluru2110 Hrs2220 HrsAll Days, Except Tue.
A1868Bengaluru-Delhi0740 Hrs1030 HrsTuesday
A1869Delhi-Bengaluru1900 Hrs2150 HrsTuesday

Global Expansion Plans

Air India, in a statement, expressed its enthusiasm for the A350’s role in the airline’s transformation journey. Following its domestic stint, the aircraft is slated for deployment on longer-haul flights, connecting passengers to destinations across continents.

Milestone Arrival

Last month, Air India celebrated the arrival of its inaugural A350-900 at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi. Distinguished by a refreshed brand livery, the aircraft, registered as VT-JRA, marked a historic moment as the first Airbus A350 to join the Tata Group-owned airline’s fleet.

Fleet Expansion Details

This A350 is the initial delivery from Air India’s order for 20 Airbus A350-900 aircraft, with an additional five expected to join the fleet by March 2024.


Unveiling Key Features

The Air India A350 boasts a host of features designed to elevate the passenger experience:

  • Three-Class Cabin Configuration: Offering flexibility and comfort for various traveller preferences.
  • Private Business Class Suites: 28 fully flat-bed suites provide unparalleled comfort for business travellers.
  • Premium Economy Comfort: 24 specially designed seats with extra legroom and unique features.
  • Spacious Economy Class: The majority of the cabin comprises 264 comfortable Economy Class seats.
  • Cutting-edge In-flight Entertainment: All seats are equipped with the latest-generation Panasonic eX3 system for a superior entertainment experience.
  • Revolutionary Design: New uniforms for Air India’s cabin crew and pilots, crafted by celebrity couturier Manish Malhotra, accompany the A350’s entry into service.

With these advancements, Air India’s Airbus A350 promises a transformative journey for passengers, combining innovation, comfort, and style.

Book your seat now to embark on the future of air travel with Air India’s Airbus A350!

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Manish Khandelwal
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