Air India has signed an agreement with KSU Aviation to launch TaxiBot operations at Delhi and Bengaluru airports. The arrangement covers the carrier’s A320 fleet and is part of what it said is its “commitment to reducing its carbon footprint”. The TaxiBot tows the aircraft after it lands and before it takes off, meaning the engines do not need to be used, in turn offering “a potential saving of ~15,000 tonnes in fuel consumption over three years”. According to the carrier, the robot “acts as an extension of the aircraft’s nose landing gear and is used to tow aircraft from terminal

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