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By NewsGram Staff Writer

New Delhi: Air India announced a nonstop flight from New Delhi to San Francisco which would start from December 2, the only link between India and the west coast of America. AI made the announcement when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Silicon Valley. The news was planned to be announced during PM Modi’s visit to the west coast.

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Air India in a statement said, “San Francisco will become Air India’s fourth destination in the United States. Air India operates daily non-stop flights to New York (JFK), Newark (EWR) and Chicago (ORD).”

The new flight will make travel seamless for the large Indian community in the valley.

“Passengers from seven cities, all IT hubs, in India i.e Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Ahmedabad and Pune will have seamless connections to the flight from Delhi. Likewise, the return flight from San Francisco will provide onward connections to nine cities i.e. Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Kochi, Ahmedabad, Pune and Bhubaneswar,” AI said.

The flight will operate for three days a week- Wednesday, Friday, Sunday. It will have a convenient early morning departure and arrival. The flight will offer a 3-cabin configuration, with 8 seats in First Class, 35 seats in Business Class and 195 seats in Economy Class.

 

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged Indians with economic means to financially support one poor family till the coronavirus outbreak continues. Wikimedia Commons

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged Indians with economic means to financially support one poor family till the coronavirus outbreak continues. This is the latest news in India.

“It has been brought to my attention that some people are campaigning to honour Modi by standing for 5 minutes. At first glance, it seems like a scandal to drag Modi into dispute,” PM tweeted.

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This is not the first time Narendra Modi urged people to help the needy and deprived in this hour of crisis. India is amid a 21-day shutdown to contain the spread of Coronavirus. Wikimedia Commons

Then he went on to add, “Maybe it is someone’s goodwill, yet I insist that if you really have so much love and want to honour Modi, then take the responsibility of a poor family, at least as long as the corona virus crisis is there. There can be no greater honour for me than this.”

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This is not the first time he urged people to help the needy and deprived in this hour of crisis. India is amid a 21-day shutdown to contain the spread of Coronavirus. (IANS)