In July, Air India became the 27th member of the Star Alliance and the airline now carries 15.4 million passengers to 85 airports in 24 countries. After years of financial instability and questions about its viability, the carrier is on a firmer footing and starting to benefit from India’s huge, growing and still largely untapped market. Air India has taken delivery of 18 of 27 Boeing 787-8s it has on order and is considering changing some of the remaining -8s to the larger -9 version. ...

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