Remarks: The Dreamliner is welcomed to Bangalore during its first flight from New Delhi by a water salute. Before the grounding, AI used to operate two daily flights to Bangalore using the Dreamliners.
Remarks: Part of the "Kingfisher Graveyard" at Bangalore airport following the carrier's grounding. Its mainly ATRs that are stored at BIAL, but this A320 and A321 were also parked. They have since been moved to a different location in the airport to free up these frequently used remote bays.
Remarks: My DEL-BLR flight was the Boeing 787 Dreamliner as planned. A perfect end to awesome spotting session at Delhi aiport.
A lovely spotless blue sky greets us as we break fog cover and climb to our crusing altitude.
Remarks: These 18 Business Class Flat-Bed seats are made by Contour Aerospace UK. 23 Inches wide, they go fully Lie- Flat to make a cozy 74 inch/6'1" bed. The Armrest can also be raised to double-up as a Privacy Divider. The IFE is Thales' State- of-the-art TopSeries i8000 - 15.4" seat back LCD Displays with AVOD, USB Connectivity, Noise-Cancelling audio jacks and passenger control units with a tethered keyboard + Power Outlet Pins. As you can see, each seat has an Ottoman with storage capacity. The Leather Headrest is electronically operated & turns into a pillow in the Flat-Bed configuration while the backrest provides Lumbar support.