Air India is procuring all the 27 Dreamliners by October, 2017 as per the contract. Air India has acquired 23 Dreamliners progressively from September, 2012 to 9th January, 2017. The Dreamliners aircraft have experienced technical reliability issues, since induction into Air India fleet. These issues, however, do not affect the safety of the airplane due to the system design and inbuilt system redundancy. Further, system improvements are incorporated as a part of reliability enhancement process and the glitches have significantly reduced.
One B787-8 aircraft will be delivered in July-17, two B-787-8 aircraft in August, 2017 and one B787-8 aircraft will be delivered in October, 2017.