The state-owned carrier Air India has painted the ‘Ik Onkar’ symbol of the Sikh religion on the tail of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the religion.
The aircraft is set to fly out from Mumbai to Amritsar and then to Stansted, United Kingdom – and back – three times a week, starting October 31. This international flight will finally connect Amritsar to London and facilitate Sikh pilgrims from the UK visiting Punjab.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh posted images of the Dreamliner, adding that it was a “heartwarming” gesture:
Earlier in October, Air India also painted an image of Mahatma Gandhi on five aircrafts in honour of his 150th birth anniversary.