Air India's new route is set to save passengers over three hours
Air India is set to launch new non-stop flights from London Heathrow to Ahmedabad next week to coincide with India’s 70th Independence Day.
The highly anticipated route, will reduce journey time by up to three and a half hours each way because passengers will no longer have to stop at Mumbai or travel via Delhi.
The inaugural flight will take off on Monday (15) and will run four times a week as well as non-stop services departures from Heathrow to Newark, New Jersey, throughout the week.
Tara Naidu regional manager in the UK & Europe for Air India said: “We are delighted to announce the introduction of nonstop flights from London Heathrow to Ahmedabad, a popular destination for the huge Gujarati community in the UK. We are excited to restart flights from London Heathrow to the USA. Both these direct flights commence from 15 August 2016 coinciding with India’s 70th Independence Day..”