First Hyderabad-London Air India flight takes off from RGIA
Hyderabad: Air India's maiden flight from Hyderabad to London was launched from the GMR Hyderabad International Airport on Friday.
The national carrier Air India Flight AI 147 took off from the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport as officials from the airport, Air India officials and other airport stakeholders gathered at the terminal to celebrate the milestone with the passengers and crew.
The Air India nonstop flights will operate between Hyderabad International Airport and Heathrow Airport twice a week on Mondays and Fridays. Air India Flight A 147 will depart from Hyderabad at 1.30 AM on Monday and arrive at the Heathrow Airport at 7.30 AM (local time). The same flight will depart from Hyderabad at 5.30 AM on Friday and arrive in London at 11.30 AM (local time). The return flight AI 148 will depart from London at 9.45 AM (local time) and arrive in Hyderabad at 23.35 PM, according to a press release.