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Air India Boeing 777-200LR VT-ALE at New Delhi Indira Gandhi airport. Image copyright Vedant Agarwal
Air India Boeing 777-200LR VT-ALE at New Delhi Indira Gandhi airport. Image copyright Vedant Agarwal

Air India to launch New Delhi Washington DC non-stop in July

National carrier Air India will operate a non-stop ‘capital’s flight‘ between New Delhi and Washington DC Dulles (IAD) starting from July 7th.

The thrice-weekly flight will be operated by a Boeing 777-200LR aircraft in a three class configuration with eight first, 35 business and 195 economy class seats.

Washington Dulles will be the airline’s fifth non-stop destination in the United States after New York Kennedy (JFK), Newark Liberty (EWR), Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and San Francisco International (SFO).

Flight schedule

AI 103 will depart New Delhi IGI at 01:15 and arrive Washington Dulles at 07:15
AI 104 will depart Washington Dulles at 11:00 and arrive New Delhi IGI 10:30 the next morning

All flights will depart on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010.

He is ranked 6th on Mashable’s list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner).

He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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