Today, the wait for the much-awaited, Air India One, will be over. The custom-made B777 aircraft will arrive in India from the US later in the day, stated reports. Hearing this news, many Twitter users were excited and others were not so happy.
The plane was scheduled to be delivered by aircraft manufacturer Boeing to Air India in August but the delivery was delayed due to technical reasons. Some Twitter users took to the micro-blogging site to express joy.
PM & president of india is the most important personality of the largest democracy of the world and to ensure their safety is the most important .— Vishal malavya (@vishalmalavya) October 1, 2020
Welcome in India.
Welcome home #AirIndiaOne! May you always touch the sky with glory!— Dr. Vinayak Dubey (@vinayvaani) October 1, 2020
Yaay waiting for the meltdown. Fyi after Air Force 1, most secure aircraft. Really proud moment & show stop entry to any foreign country by our President & PM. Congratulations Modi & all future PMs. Fly safe!!— Sri (@digital_sri) October 1, 2020
Some Twitter users expressed their displeasure over having such a flight and also bragging about it.
India receives its #AirIndiaOne to provide greater safety to our political dignitaries and masters - while in some remote corner or behind closed doors - the safety of another woman is violated including her body, dignity and so on. #BJP can be renamed to showbiz!— BIPRAJIT ROY CHOUDHURY (@BIPRAJITROYCHO1) October 1, 2020
#AirIndiaOne Will not change the Lives of Indian people we pay taxes and suffer.....so others can enjoy....ACHE DIN STORY is so true for Oneman.— JackSpa69022811 (@JackSpa69022811) October 1, 2020
Disappointed by the unimpressive, unimaginative livery right out of 1980s. 😬#AirIndiaOne— Abhishek (@abhishaek) October 1, 2020
Whoa! Bharat President, Prime Minister at matching levels with US President. This is called maintaining protocol internationally with similar level machinery too. Modi knows how to impress world & to be treated on equality with major economic powers of world. #AirIndiaOne— Nuryanana (@nuryanana_kaush) October 1, 2020
It's not PM Modi's plane. #airindiaone is for prime minister of india. Modiji ghar nahi le ke jayege .— CameraMystic (@cameramystic) October 1, 2020
Things you might want to know about Air India One:
Air India One will land at the Delhi airport from Texas at around 3 pm this afternoon.
Another custom-made B777 plane for the travel of VVIPs is likely to be received from Boeing during a later date.
B777 planes will have state-of-the-art missile defence systems called Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) and Self-Protection Suites (SPS).
This will be used by the President, Vice President and the Prime Minister to fly. At present, they are flying in B747 planes, which have the call sign Air India One. Now, B777 will replace it.
The plane has a full-fledged flying command centre with advanced communications.
Interior with big cabin, mini-medical centre, conference room, and seats for an entourage.
The plane will be operated by IAF and not by Air India pilots
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