AI 451 leaves Delhi at 3:00 PM. For family travel, this is perfect timing - far from the madding crowd. As the rush hours was well past, the airport queue was non-existent - neither in check-in counter, nor during security check. In T3, the Food Court provides ample choices - especially for family.
The flight was pleasant. No delay. No change in gate number. The aircraft was on time and the boarding started on time. The flight was about 60% full - so the boarding completed earlier than expected. The flight started exactly on time. It was 2+ hours flight. Vizag being not so crowded airport, there was no such delay in landing. The approach is from sea-side and provided good view of the city from aircraft. Due to weather condition, it was a slight bumpy - for the air-pockets. However, the entire journey was very pleasant. A perfect start for a family holiday.