Air India, which runs about 30 weekly non-stop flights to and from the US, have announced that they will be slashing the frequency of these flights from later this week.
#FlyAI : In view of Travel restriction announced by USA. Flight schedule of following US destinations are curtailed :
1. Washington DC2. Newark3. Chicago4. San Francisco
Update on waivers/options to on cancelled flights will be given shortly. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/UL4zm3lnf5
Air India has also released a schedule of all the cancelled flights to and from America beginning from May 6, 14 and up to the first week of June. The schedule is tentative and will be updated according to the status of the travel restrictions on India.
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Besides Air India, United Airlines is the only other aviation firm to operate non-stop flights between the US and India. Since the announcement of the ban, United Airlines has switched to larger capacity planes such as Boeing 787 and 777. They aim to fly in more medical support as cargo to India (alongside a larger number of passengers from India before the ban is enforced)….