Air India's maiden direct flight to Stockholm, all women crew
Air India today launched direct
flights from here to Stockholm, making the Swedish capital its
tenth destination in Europe.
The airline operated a Dreamliner Boeing 787 with an
Air India will be offering thrice-a-week service from
Delhi to Stockholm with flights every Wednesday, Friday and
Olympian and ace shooter Gagan Narang and cricketer
Harbhajan Singh were among the passengers onboard the maiden
The launch event included lighting of lamp and cake and
ribbon cutting ceremonies at the Indira Gandhi International
Airport in the presence of Air India Chairman Ashwani Lohani
and Charg d'Affaires of Embassy of Sweden, Gautam
"With an increase in passenger volume between India and
Sweden by 50 per cent in three years, the direct flight is
likely to further bolster the growing relationship between
India and Sweden," according to a press statement issued by
the Embassy of Sweden.
The national carrier is also expected to add another
destination in Europe next month with flights to Danish
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