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Air India announces new international flights

Indian national carrier Air India on Wednesday announced some new international routes.

Photo:Air India

The full service carrier will operate flights on Hyderabad-Chicago route. The airline will operate on this route from 13th January,2021 to 29th October,2021.

Check the schedule below:

  • Hyderabad-Chicago
  • Departure time- 12:50
  • Arrival time- 18:05
  • Flight time- 16 hours and 45 minutes
  • Flight number- AI107
  • This flight will operate only on Friday.
  • Chicago-Hyderabad
  • Departure time- 21:30
  • Arrival time- 00:40 (+2 days)
  • Flight time- 15 hours and 40 minutes
  • Flight number- AI108
  • This flight will operate only on Wednesday.

“This new non-stop route connecting Hyderabad and Chicago in the USA has been on our connectivity wish list for quite some time. And we are delighted that it is our very own national carrier Air India that has commenced this service. The launch of this route brings two destinations closer for all our passengers who have been waiting eagerly for a direct flight from Hyderabad to the USA. Hyderabad International Airport has been always committed to connecting the best destinations to cater to the passenger demands.”, said Pradeep Panicker, CEO, GMR Hyderabad International Airport.

“We are constantly working on linking more cities domestic and international with focus on high standards of safety to serve our passengers.”, he added.


The carrier has also announced flights on Bengaluru-San Francisco route. This will be Air India’s longest route at 14,000+ km (8,698 miles) and longest flight to and from India (over 16 hours).

Check the schedule below:

  • Bengaluru-San Francisco
  • Departure time- 14:30
  • Arrival time- 17:00
  • Flight time- 16 hours
  • Flight number- AI175
  • This flight will operate on Monday and Thursday.
  • San Francisco-Bengaluru
  • Departure time- 20:30
  • Arrival time- 2:30 (+2 days)
  • Flight time- 16 hours and 30 minutes
  • Flight number- AI176
  • This flight will operate on Tuesday and Saturday.

Photo: Twitter/Air India

The airline will also operate on Delhi-Amritsar-Birmingham route from 11th December,2020 to 27th March,2021.

The carrier will operate additional flights to the United Kingdom from 19th January,2021 to 24th March,2021. Flight from Chennai to London will operate every Wednesday and from London to Chennai every Tuesday.

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