Air India’s longest non-stop departure from San Francisco to Bengaluru with an all-lady cockpit group effectively arrived in the southern city on Monday.
The public transporter had said on Saturday that this flight would be the longest business trip on the planet to be worked by any Indian carrier and the all-out flight time on this course would be of over 17 hours relying upon the breeze speed on that day.
The immediate distance between the two urban areas at the far edges of the world is 13,993 km with a time region change of around 13.5 hours.
“In a second to treasure and praise, ladies experts of Indian common flying make history,” Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri said on Twitter.
“Heartiest Congratulations to Capt Zoya Aggarwal, Capt Papagari Thanmai, Capt Akansha Sonaware, and Capt Shivani for flying over the North Pole to land in Bengaluru from San Francisco, he expressed.
Flight AI176 left from San Francisco in the USA at around 8.30 pm (neighborhood time) on Saturday and arrived at the Kempegowda International Airport at around 3.45 am (nearby time) on Monday.
The flight was worked with a Boeing 777-200LR airplane with a seating limit of 238 seats, including eight First Class, 35 Business Class,195 Economy class setup other than four cockpits and 12 lodge team.
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