Air India: 1st Airline to use Taxibot

Published on October 15, 2019
Current context: Air India has become the first airline in the world to use a Taxibot.
Air India: 1st Airline to use Taxibot
  • Taxibot is a robot-used aircraft tractor for taxiing an aircraft from parking bay to runway and vice-versa.
  • The taxibot was used on an A-320 aircraft with passengers on board.
  • The bot was flagged off by Air India Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani, at Terminal 3 of the Delhi Airport - to Mumbai.
  • It is the first such usage on any Airbus aircraft worldwide.
  • It is a step towards a cleaner environment and brings down the consumption of fuel by 85%.


Q.1 Which is the 1st airline in the world to use a Taxibot?
a. Singapore Airlines
b. Qatar Airways
c. Air India
d. Virgin Atlantic Airways

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