When Prime minister Narendra modi visited San Francisco, apart from meeting all the greatest minds behind new age business, Narendra Modi made a very special announcement about direct flights to San Francisco from new Delhi.The direct flight to San Francisco will be run by air India from 2nd December, 2015, thrice a week.
San Francisco’s Mayor Ed Lee commenting on the announcement said that he is pleased to welcome Air India to San Francisco after the productive visit by the Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi and that this is a great effort of creating first ever direct flight from New Delhi to San Francisco
, by Air India, uniting two great economic and cultural centers of the world and he wishes this project a great success in the future.
Air India will begin this great project by launching it’s first direct flight between San Francisco and New Delhi on December 2, 2015 with a total of 3 flights per week i.e. On Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, using Boeing 777 long range aircraft. Commenting on this, Airport’s Director John L Martin said that he is excited about the selection of SFO route in the US, by Air India. He further added that this service will establish their Airport as the premier gateway to Asia and the subcontinent, providing unparalleled level of global access to their guests.
This new direct flight by Air India makes San Francisco the fourth American city served by the airline after New York, Newark and Chicago. The Booing 777-200LR aircraft that will be used for this project has a seating capacity of about 238 passengers, made up of 195 economy class, 35 business class and 8 first class seats.
To boost up bookings on the newly launched Delhi- San Francisco flights, National Carrier has whole incentives in which First and Business class passengers will be awarded complimentary executive class Return Tickets on Air India’s Domestic network and all the applicable taxes will be paid by the passenger himself. The passenger may give award ticket to any of his nominee, quoted by the Airline.
This exciting offer by the airline is available on all the tickets booked between 1st October, 2015 and 15th January, 2016 and the same can be availed on travel between 2nd December, 2015 and 31st January, 2016.