United Airlines commemorates 10 years of Mumbai-New York service
November 4, 2017: United Airlines is marking ten years of its daily nonstop service between Mumbai Airport and its New York/Newark hub, Newark Liberty International Airport.
November 4, 2017: United Airlines is marking ten years of its daily nonstop service between Mumbai Airport and its New York/Newark hub, Newark Liberty International Airport. Launched in October 2007, the service has carried over 1.6 million customers on over 7,000 flights.
Celebrating this milestone, United employees, guests and customers from across the travel industry joined Marcel Fuchs - United Vice president Atlantic and Pacific Sales; Thorsten Lettnin - United Managing Director Continental Europe and India, Sales; Harvinder Singh - United Country Manager India; and Gregory Taevs-Commercial Consul for the U.S. Embassy in India - at the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai.
“We are extremely proud to mark a decade of this successful route and thank our valued customers and the travel trade community across India for choosing United,” said Harvinder Singh. “Our Mumbai service also offers a comprehensive network of onward connections from our New York/Newark hub to points all across the Americas.”
The Mumbai-New York/Newark flight is operated by Boeing 777-200ER aircraft with a total of 267 seats – 50 flat-bed seats in United Polar is business class and 217 seats in United Economy, including 72 Economy Plus seats.
United has served India since 2005 and offers daily nonstop services from Mumbai and Delhi to New York/Newark.