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Air India has announced that it will be increasing its non-stop service between San Francisco and Delhi, India, from three to six flights per week starting November 21, 2016.
The Boeing 777 flights are scheduled to depart daily except for Tuesdays, with a 16 hour, 15 minute flight time – three and a half hours faster than any other airline completing the same route, Air India said. The non-stop flights are slated to depart San Francisco at 10:30 a.m., while departures from Delhi leave at 2:35 a.m. to accommodate time difference. Since its launch last December, the non-stop San Francisco-Delhi flights were a huge success, mainly due to the significantly shorter flight times.
Delhi will act as a hub offering connections from San Francisco to other major cities across India, including Bangalore, Mumbai, Amritsar, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune and more. As with all of Air India’s non-stop flights from New York, Newark and Chicago, the San Francisco-Delhi flights offer First Business and Economy Class as well as a choice of continental or Indian cuisine served in a distinctly Indian style.
The international flights join the airline’s 35 international destinations on four continents and 66 cities across India, on the flights 118 aircraft fleet.