Air India to connect Ahmedabad with Newark via London
July 20, 2016
Mumbai, July 20, 2016: Flag Carrier Air India announces the launch of its flight between Ahmedabad and Newark via London from August 15, 2016.
AI 171 will operate from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport at 0530 hrs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Special discounted introductory fares have been offered for passengers travelling till 10 th September, 2016. The introduction of this
flight will bridge the demand of 6 lakh Indians in Ahmedabad, who have been looking for seamless connections for work and leisure purpose to Newark and London.
The flight will operate thrice a week with B-787 Dreamliner aircraft and will take off from Ahmedabad at 0530 hrs and will arrive in London at 1015 hrs. For its onward journey to Newark, the flight will depart from London at 1230 hrs and land in Newark at
1500 hrs. On the return leg flight AI-172 will depart from Newark at 2230 hrs, arrive at London at 1015 hrs (+1) and depart from London at 1230 hrs to land at Ahmedabad at 0200 hrs (+2).
Air India, with its state-of-the-art Dreamliner aircraft, will offer a host of features to passengers such as large overhead bins, cleaner and healthier air for fatigue-free travel, 60% larger windows, exclusive in-flight entertainment experience and specially
designed gourmet cuisine to passengers. The Boeing 787 comes with several luxury features like electronically dimmable windows, more seat pitch and recline, 35cm personal LCD screen, one touch technology that converts a seat into 180 degree flat-bed in business
class, comfortable mood lighting and in-seat massage function.
For more information, passengers can also log on to: www.airindia.in or call toll free number 1800 180 1407.
July 20, 2016
About Air India:
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handling services of many airlines in many cities in India. Air India has grown to become a mega international airline with a network of 34 destinations across the USA, Europe, Australia, Far-East and South-East Asia and the Gulf. The airline’s domestic network
covers 52 destinations, including far-flung areas of the North-East, Ladakh, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Air India, today, flies one of the youngest, state-of-the-art, fleet of aircraft comprising a mix of the wide-body Boeing B777s, B747s, its latest acquisition-
the B787 Dreamliner and the narrow body Airbus A321s, A320s and A319 aircraft. For additional information visit airindia.in and/or follow us on Facebook /airindia and on Twitter - @airindiain.
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