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A top American Airline, Delta Air recently announced its plans to resume non-stop flying from New York to Mumbai.
What Is It?
After a gap of 9 years, Delta Airline has announced to resume its non-stop services from New York to Mumbai. This comes after the airlines had suspended its non-stop services to Mumbai in 2009. The airlines had also halted operations to other parts of Asia after subsidised state-owned Middle Eastern carriers made its services economically unviable.
The airlines are happy to resume the services to Mumbai and India as a vision to expand their business internationally. After the announcement, an agreement between the US and the governments of the United Arab Emirates and Qatar was made to address the issues of subsidies provided to state-owned carriers.
Delta is also said to expand its existing code-share relationship with partner Jet Airways to make connections to other parts of India, subject to government approvals.
Full schedule and details of the New York-Mumbai service will be announced later this year. We will keep you updated on the deets.
It takes around 14 hours of flying time from New York.
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