NEW DELHI – India’s national carrier Air India is set to connect Bangalore and San Francisco via a non-stop flight from 2021, the Kempegowda International Airport said Nov. 25.
The airline is expected to launch a twice weekly service, scheduled to commence from Jan. 11, 2021.
“This would be the first non-stop flight between Bengaluru and the United States, connecting the world’s two tech hubs – the original Silicon Valley and the Silicon Valley of India.
“The first non-stop flight between Bengaluru and San Francisco is a significant milestone for BLR Airport and will transform it as the new gateway to India. This will tremendously help passengers, enabling faster and easier access to cities on the West Coast of the United States.”
As per the statement, the new non-stop service is expected to meet the demand of corporate customers for travel to San Francisco and adjoining areas in the U.S.