Aircraft Custom-Made For President, Prime Minister arrives In Delhi

A custom made B777 aircraft to be used for flying the President, Vice-President and Prime Minister of India has arrived today in Delhi from Texas, USA.

The delivery of Air India One, which is the call sign of the aircraft had been delayed twice due to technical reasons but had finally landed in India at around 3pm. 

Another custom-made B777 plane for the travel of VVIPs is likely to be recieved from Boeing during a later date.

Officials said the total cost of purchase and retrofitting the two planes has been estimated to be around Rs 8,400 crore.