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All-women Air India crew fly first non-stop flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru

All-women Air India crew fly first non-stop flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru
All-women Air India crew fly first non-stop flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru

All-women Air India crew fly first non-stop flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru

An all-women cockpit crew of Air India has taken off the inaugural first non-stop flight between Bengaluru and San Francisco. The Air India flight will fly over the North Pole, taking the Atlantic route to reach Bengaluru. The flight will cover a distance of 15,154 km over 17 hours and will also be the longest one entering India.

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The inaugural flight AI176 departed from San Francisco in the USA at 8.30 pm (local time) on Saturday and it will land at the Kempegowda International Airport at 3.45 am (local time) on Monday.

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The Air India airline said on its official Twitter account "#FlyAI: Imagine this: All Women cockpit crew, longest flight into India, crossing the North Pole. It's here & happening! Records broken. History in the making by AI 176 from @flySFO to @BLRAirport. AI 176 is cruising at 30000 feet,". (inp:ddnews)

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