United airlines of USA started its non stop flight from tech valley of Sanfransisco to the Indian capital Delhi. United is the second non stop flight between tech capital of the world and the Indian capital.
The airline’s service will be the second non stop between the two cities and one of the bustling routes of international aviation map
Air India had been operating its longest duration flight in its network between the two two cities for the past 26 months and is one of its prized cash cow ever since. with the introduction of United flight, the travellers between the two cities has more choice and convenience time slots as both operate in different time schedules. Until now, AI’s flight is the preferred choice of Tech executives as it offers non stop comfort of reaching the US west coast right under 15 hours of flying time that is reaching the working day schedule of the city.
while AI’s Delhi-SFO route is Trans Pacific as it traverse the east overflying Japan and in return direction operates Polar route skipping the north pole.
United’s inaugural flight is expected to touch down on Saturday early morning in Delhi and the return leg will start at 7.15 PM, a convenient time for the Tech executives to board the aircraft after attending first half in the office. as part of its JV partnership with Lufthansa group and Air Canada, the airline intends to offer its customers the choice of hopping flight through Europe and Vice Versa. a customer can fly one stop flight from Delhi to San-fransisco via Frankfurt/Munich or Zurich and can opt for non stop from SFO-DELHI in the return leg.
United will fly daily from now until March 27th 2020 and from then onwards the service will be thrice a week, the Airline’s VP-International sales said here in Delhi.
(from the agency inputs)