Reported By: | Edited By: DNA Net Crew |Source: IANS |Updated: Nov 23, 2022, 06: 07 PM IST
Air India on Wednesday presented the strengthening and expansion of its global footprint with the initiate of original flights connecting Mumbai with New York, Paris, and Frankfurt, and the resumption of non-stay flights connecting Delhi with Copenhagen, Milan, and Vienna.
This expansion comes as the airline continues to compose progress in augmenting its immediate with newly-leased airplane, and the return of present airplane to stuffed with life carrier. The original Mumbai-New York carrier will characteristic day-to-day to John F Kennedy Worldwide Airport using B777-200LR airplane and must tranquil initiate from February 14, 2023.
This can complement Air India’s present day-to-day carrier from Delhi to the New York house’s John F Kennedy Worldwide Airport and 4 weekly flights to Newark Liberty airport. This takes Air India’s India-US frequency to 47 non-stay flights per week.
To Europe, Air India will add four weekly Delhi-Milan routes ranging from February 1, 2023, and thrice-weekly flights on every of Delhi-Vienna and Delhi-Copenhagen, starting off from February 18 and March 1, 2023, respectively. All these flights will seemingly be operated by Air India’s B787-8 Dreamliner airplane featuring 18 Industry Class and 238 Economic system Class seats.
With the resumption of these flights, Air India will again seven cities in Europe with 79 weekly non-stay flights – 48 to the UK and 31 to Continental Europe.
Commenting on this expansion, Campbell Wilson, CEO, and MD, of Air India, talked about, “A key ingredient of our 5-year transformation thought, Vihaan.AI, is to make stronger India`s global network, connecting India`s predominant cities with even more locations. The introduction of these original non-stay flights to New York, Milan, Vienna, Copenhagen, Paris, and Frankfurt, is one other step in that lunge, which might bustle as our airplane immediate expands. We see forward to welcoming guests and sharing Air India`s warmth Indian hospitality with them.”