This winter, American Airlines will inaugurate a new route between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI). However, starting this October, the airline will be upgrading its services from a Boeing 777-200ER to a Boeing 777-300ER before the route has even begun.
American Airlines upgrades Delhi flights
Eagle-eyed Twitter users first noted that American Airlines has upgraded the route to a larger Boeing 777-300ER.
American Airlines also displays the Boeing 777-300ER as the aircraft operating the route when booking.
The aircraft will run daily flights between New York and New Delhi starting on October 31st. This will be the only route American will operate to New Delhi. American separately plans to launch a Seattle-Bangalore flight that has been delayed repeatedly since the start of the crisis.
This article originally appeared on Simple Flying
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