Bangaluru: Air India announced that it has resumed the non-stop flight connecting Bengaluru and San Francisco.
Starting from December 2, the flight will operate thrice a week on Fridays, Sundays, and Wednesdays with the Boeing 777-200LR aircraft, the company said in a press release on Friday.
Air India, India’s leading airline and a Star Alliance member, said the total flight time on this route will be of more than 17 hours depending on the wind speed on that particular day. The route for this flight will be the safest, fastest, and most economical.
It will connect the world’s two tech hubs – the original Silicon Valley and the Silicon Valley of India, Air India added.
This will take Air India’s India-US frequency to 37 non-stop flights per week. At present, Air India operates non-stop flights from Delhi to New York, Newark, Washington DC, San Francisco, and Chicago, and from Mumbai to Newark.
Air India is set to spread its wings further in the United States with the commencement of its first-ever non-stop service between Mumbai and San Francisco and to New York.