- Air India will start New Delhi-Washington DC flights from July 7
- National carrier will operate new flights using Boeing B-777 aircraft
- Bookings for thrice-a-week flights open on Air India website
"It was a dream to connect the two largest democracies. That day has come. We are feeling very proud, feeling satisfied," Air India Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani said.
|Origin||Destination||Flight No.||Departure||Arrival||Days of Operation|
|Delhi||Washington||AI103||115||715||Wednesday, Friday, Sunday|
|Washington||Delhi||AI104||1100||1030 +1||Wednesday, Friday, Sunday|
The Air India bookings portal also gave a breakout of base fare and taxes on the tickets.
Air India also shared images of the cabin crew flying the maiden direct flight service.
"We are connecting #RashtrapatiBhavan with #TheWhiteHouse , #HauzKhas village with #Georgetown," Air India quoted Jayant Sinha, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation, as saying at the launch event.
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