The Boeing 737-8 aircrafts are known for their superior performance and comfort, utilizing the best fuel efficiency and technologies. It is hinted that the new aircrafts will improve the travel experience of Air India guests. The arrival of the new aircraft will help Air India Express to expand its domestic and international network.
The new 737 Max-8 aircraft is a crucial step towards a more sustainable operation of Air India Express. A 20 percent reduction in fuel consumption and emissions can be achieved with advanced technology and efficient engines. It also has a 50 percent reduction in noise pollution compared to older models. The aircraft also offers a 14 percent reduction in airframe maintenance costs.
The company had earlier announced the change of Air India Express after the merger with AirAsia India. The two airlines have initiated interline arrangements for passengers on more than 100 routes in their combined network. 56 flights between the two airlines connect 44 destinations across India, Middle East and Southeast Asia. More than 250 routes are served. Even before the final merger, the two airlines had integrated their services and products.
These include services such as Gourmet In-Flight Dining Menu, Express Prime Seating and Express Ahead Priority Services to enhance the overall travel experience of guests. Tickets for Air India Express and Air Asia India can now be booked in advance through the combined website airindiaexpress.com.