First civil aircraft manufactured in India Dornier 228 delivered to Alliance Air | Aviation news


Alliance Air announced that it took its first delivery of its Dornier 228 aircraft to facilitate connectivity between northeastern states on April 7. Centre-run Alliance Air had signed an agreement in February with the government-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for the lease of two 17-228-seat Dornier aircraft.

On April 7, the airline said on Twitter: “Alliance Air takes delivery of its first Indian-made Dornier 228. The unpressurized 17-seat Dornier 228 with an air-conditioned cabin capable of day and night operation.”

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The light transport aircraft will facilitate regional connectivity in the northeastern states, he added. Until now, Dornier aircraft were used only by the armed forces.

(With PTI entries)




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