Air India Starts New, Non-Stop Flights To USA On These Dates (How To Book?)
Air India has announced that it will increase its flight frequency to the country from August first week. Air India has stated that beginning in the first week of August, it will boost the frequency of its flights to the country.
The move comes after several students complained on social media about their Air India flights to the United States being rescheduled without prior notification.
AirIndia Announces New International Flights
Air India on Thursday announced that it will be operating additional flights between India and the United States (US) in August 2021. As per a social media update, the airline will operate additional flights between New Delhi & Newark on 6th,13th, 20th & 27th August 2021.
“With the recent surge in COVID cases and the US Presidential Proclamation restricting flights from India, some of our flights to the USA, including those between Mumbai and Newark, had to be cancelled. These were effected well in advance and passengers were kept aware of these cancellations which were for reasons beyond our control,” Air India stated while responding to an NDTV query on the issue. Meanwhile, Air India also said that it will operate additional flights between New Delhi and Newark on August 6, 13, 20 and 27. “These are in addition to the existing flights operating in this sector,” the airlines said in a tweet.
Bookings for these additional flights are now available both online and offline, according to Air India. Booking is open through the AI website, booking offices, call centres, and authorised travel agents.
Air India To Operate At Least 21 Flights Per Week To The US !
The number of weekly flights had already been reduced from 40 to 10 in May due to travel restrictions on Indian Traveller during the second wave of covid-19.
But Air India will now operate at least 21 flights per week to the United States. According to a report in the Times of India, the more obvious flights has to be from New York (JFK and Newark airports), followed by Chicago and San Francisco.
“Flights to the USA had to be curtailed after the US Presidential Proclamation restricting air traffic from India. Flights were combined and rescheduled, affecting travel itinerary for some. Frequency to the US has now been enhanced from August and all-out efforts to accommodate passengers is on,” said Air India on Twitter.