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Old Sep 27, 15, 3:42 am
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deovrat
 
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AI announces Longest Flight in the world! Non-stop BLR-SFO !

Well, I'll be damned !

This just in:

AI CMD Mr. Lohani announces flt to San Francisco from Bangalore.
Flight will be 16 hrs non stop & 3 times a week.

This flight will take over the mantle of being the longest in the world (8701 miles) from QF's SYD-DFW (8578 miles) and EK's yet to start DXB-PTY (85788 miles) route.
More details to be announced soon as to the starting date and so on, but I think we can all agree on the choice of aircraft.
Only one can do this haul: 777-200LR.
Good to see those birds stretching their legs after lying idle.

I really, really, really hope that AI has done proper homework for this and will make this work.

https://twitter.com/airindiain/statu...51149904347136


Update: AI revises its own statement and announces DEL to SFO non-stop flight with connections from elsewhere into DEL. Starts Dec 2, 2015.

https://twitter.com/airindiain/statu...13086033858560

Last edited by deovrat; Sep 27, 15 at 7:53 am Reason: AI changes its own statement
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