Air India resumed regular flights to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport on February 27 on the Delhi – Moscow – Delhi route. Flights to Moscow (AI 155) will operate on Saturdays, with arrival at 22:35 Moscow time.
The Moscow–Delhi flight (AI 156) will operate on Sundays, departing at 18:50 Moscow time. Air India will serve the route on a modern Airbus A320neo aircraft, and service will be from Terminal D.
The resumption of direct Air India flights from Delhi to the Russian capital will satisfy pent up demand in both India and Russia. Statistics show that this route is popular with business travelers, students and tourists. The renewal of direct flights between Moscow and Delhi is also expected to encourage and create opportunities for tourism between Russia and India.
Air India customers will be able to appreciate the wide range of superior services available at Sheremetyevo Airport. The business class lounge in Terminal D is a winner of the prestigious Business Traveler Russia and CIS Awards in the category of business travel. It offers a buffet, a bar, the latest newspapers and TV, Wi-Fi, shower rooms, a children’s playroom and a meeting room.
An official celebration of the inaugural flight took place at Sheremetyevo when representatives of the airport management greeted the crew with flowers in a solemn atmosphere. Passengers departing Sheremetyevo for Delhi on February 28 were given a celebratory check-in experience.
Sheremetyevo Airport pays special attention to improving the quality of services for passengers and customers. The airport has fully implemented anti-epidemic measures to ensure maximum safety and health protection of travelers and airport and airline staff.