Air India, India’s leading airline and a Star Alliance member, continues to expand its global reach with the resumption of its non-stop service between Mumbai and JFK airport in New York from February 14, 2023.
Resuming a service that was suspended in early 2019, the new flight is the third non-stop Air India
service from Mumbai to the USA, joining flights to Newark (EWR) and San Francisco (SFO). The
resumption is in line with the airline’s concerted endeavor to develop Mumbai as a significant hub,
second only to Delhi, providing maximum international connectivity between India and the rest of the
The flight will operate daily with the newly inducted Boeing 777-200LR aircraft and take Air India’s
India-US frequency to 47 non-stop flights per week. Presently, Air India operates non-stop flights from
Mumbai to San Francisco and Newark, from Delhi to New York, Newark, Washington DC, San Francisco, and Chicago, and from Bengaluru to San Francisco.
The first flight AI 119 from Mumbai to New York, is set to depart Mumbai at 00:55 hrs and arrive in
New York at 06:55 hrs (local time) on the same day. The return flight AI 116 will depart New York at
10:55 hrs (local time) to arrive in Mumbai at 11:35 hrs+1 day.
Mr. Campbell Wilson, CEO & MD, Air India, “A key element of Air India’s Vihaan.AI transformation is
considerably improving connectivity between India’s major cities and major global destinations.
Adding this new service from Mumbai to New York JFK, following December’s launch of non-stop
flights from Mumbai to San Francisco affirm our commitment to developing a major international hub
in India’s commercial capital. With the opening of this route, Air India will offer 47 nonstop flights
available each week between India and the United States, with a further 14 serving Canada every