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Air India Starts First-Ever Nonstop Service From Mumbai To San Francisco

Posted on Tuesday, January 10th, 2023 by Pawanpreet Kaur Leave a Comment

Air India launches non-stop flight from Mumbai to San Francisco

Effective 15th December 2022, Air India launches its inaugural non-stop service between Mumbai and San Francisco, following the introduction of its thrice weekly flights between Bengaluru and the same destination. The first flight, AI 179, departed from Mumbai Airport on Thursday, at 2:30 pm and is expected to arrive at San Francisco Airport at 5 pm local time on the same day.

The Mumbai-San Francisco route is to be followed by more international connections originating from Mumbai, including Mumbai-New York City (JFK), Mumbai-Frankfurt, and Mumbai-Paris. Additionally, the airline will be introducing additional domestic flights from the Indian city.

The Boeing 777-200LR aircraft will operate the Mumbai-San Francisco route three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Air India has promised further development of Mumbai as an international and domestic hub.

At a virtual inauguration ceremony, Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya M Scindia and Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde announced an increase in Air India’s frequency of non-stop flights between India and the US. With the addition of 40 flights per week, Air India will now operate non-stop services from Mumbai to Newark, Delhi to New York, Newark, Washington DC, San Francisco, and Chicago, and from Bengaluru to San Francisco.

Speaking at the event, Scindia expressed his enthusiasm for the transformative potential of India’s Civil Aviation sector, noting that the country is already the third-largest civil aviation market in the world with a 10.6% CAGR growth over the past decade. Shinde, for his part, underscored the government’s commitment to the sector, highlighting plans to build more airports and helipads throughout Maharashtra.

Air India’s Non-Stop India To US Services

Air India so far is the only Indian airline that runs a huge number of non-stop flights to international destinations like the USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Israel, Australia, Far East, South East Asia, SAARC Nations, Gulf and Middle East from India. The airline is known for the warmth of Indian hospitality, in addition to the helping crew. Below is the list of US cities that Air India is currently serving with its non-stop flight services. 

New York: Your India to New York non-stop flights with Air India will help you reach your destination without any interruption or hassle. The city is popularly known for its iconic buildings, vibrant tourist attractions and amazing food spread. So why not go non-stop?

Chicago: Experience the Non-stop flight experience from India to Chicago and back. All thanks to Air India’s convenient way of flying. Chicago, the windy city is all about deep-dish pizzas, hot dogs, jazz music and beautiful architecture. Flying Chicago from India is no more a task now!

Washington: Fly non-stop from India to Washington without any delays or hassle now. Washington is all about history and is dotted with historical monuments, architectural marvels and institutions. Air India’s direct connectivity to Washington from India is highly commendable. 

Newark: One of the populous and oldest cities in the States, Newark is all about the old charm, jazz and Gospel forms of music and delectable cuisine. Book non-stop flights from India to Newark and experience the highest level of services and convenience. 

San Francisco: The brand new non-stop route launched from India to San Francisco by Air India is all in the news these days. The recently introduced Mumbai to San Francisco fights is definitely a huge relief. Book a direct flight today without any extra hassle!

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