Interesting article to read, looks like BHX service maybe going daily soon!
recently in London
How often does the Chief Executive of an airline walking around the aircraft to check on the well-being and comfort of the passengers? That is precisely what Mr V. Thulasidas, Chairman and Managing Director, Air India, did on the inaugural run of Air-India's flight on the Delhi-Amritsar-Birmingham-Toronto sector on the newly leased Boeing-777 aircraft.
The CMD not only walked around the aircraft collecting the business cards of the passengers, but also stood in the galley talking in fluent Bengali with the cabin crew on the problems they faced.Returning to his seat at the front of the aircraft, the CMD who has just about completed 16 months on the job, spoke to Business Line on a variety of issues connected with the airline.
Passenger demand for the newly launched flight from Amritsar
There is great passenger demand for the Birmingham flight, even in
the business class.
The inaugural flight was jam-packed and the flight is booked for the
next two months. There is strong demand from the market to make the
flight a daily one. (At present, the flight operates three times a
This is one route that we have to service. The airline is also
looking at providing surface transportation to passengers travelling
on this flight and wanting to go to Heathrow airport in London.
[Edited 2005-05-30 22:07:51]