Air India To Operate Direct Flights Between Hyderabad And Chicago


Indian national carrier Air India is expanding its footprint in the United States, the airline has announced that it will start operating non-stop flight on Hyderabad – Chicago route starting from 13th January 2021.

The Hyderabad – Chicago flight will be the first scheduled service between South India and the United States (US).

On Wednesday the airline has also announced the first non-stop flight between Bengaluru And San Francisco from January 2021.

A senior AI official said: “We plan to launch Hyderabad-Chicago as a twice-weekly from January 9. The date for Bengaluru-SFO is yet to be finalized. We are awaiting US Transportation Security Administration clearance for both these routes.”


“Air India introduces non-stop flights between Hyderabad & Chicago from 13th January to 26th March 2021. For a detailed schedule please visit Bookings opened through Air India website, Booking Offices, and through our Authorised Travel Agents.” Air India Twitted

At 14,003 km, the Bengaluru-SFO nonstop will be the longest route to be operated by AI and any US carrier. “This route, at this point in time, will be third in the ranking for longest routes operated by all carriers,” a United spokesperson had said recently.

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  1. Its really un fair and unacceptable when Air india left out Chennai from connecting any major cities in US, hub of major automobile and southern gate way , if Air India wanna see any profit or bui they must connect Chennai.

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