Hyderabad. 16 March, 2016. Air India and Alafco have signed a lease agreement for operating lease of 14 A320neo aircraft at the Hyderabad airshow in India. With this agreement Air India will benefit from A320neo’s 15 per cent fuel burn reduction, reduced noise and environmental footprint, while offering its passengers the best in class comfort.
Today Air India already operates 66 A320 family aircraft including 22 A319, 24 A320 and 20 A321. Airbus and Air India have enjoyed a very long term partnership. Air India was the first airline in India to operate A320s and it was 27 years ago.