Beginning on December 2, Air India will operate nonstop flights between Bengaluru and San Francisco (SF).
Story so far: Eight months after suspending flights owing to Covid-19 limitations and low passenger demand during the epidemic, operations will resume. This will be the longest trip to and from India and the longest route for Air India, covering a distance of 14,000 kilometres. The carrier will fly a Boeing 777-200 LR with 238 seats.
- The new non-stop service is expected to meet the demand of corporate customers for travel to SFO and adjoining areas in the US.
Further details: Between Bengaluru and San Francisco, three flights per week are anticipated by Air India. The flight journey of 14,000 kilometres will be covered in 16 hours and 10 minutes. According to the Air India website, business class tickets cost ₹2,99,092, and economy class tickets cost ₹95,950 to travel from Bengaluru to San Francisco.