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First ever Dreamliner touches down at Sydney Airport

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Sydney Airport welcomed Australia’s first ever Dreamliner flight at the end of August.

The flight marked the launch of direct services between India and Australia, and the return of Air India to Sydney after 22 years. 

The new service will enable the 140,000 people who travel between Delhi and Sydney via Asian hubs every year to have their flying time reduced to just 12 hours. 

Sydney Airport is a popular hub for next generation aircraft such as the Airbus A380 and now the Dreamliner.

Air India’s direct Delhi-Sydney service operates a Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner with lie flat business class seats, larger windows and cleaner air. The aircraft is also more fuel efficient and quieter.