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Air India go the long way round to save money !

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Air India go the long way round to save money !

Air India flights from San Francisco to Delhi, via  china, instead of the North Pole route,  which is 1000 km further, but the flight time is reduced by 1 to 3 hours, thus saving them flight time, and fuel !

 

https://blog.flightradar24.com/blog/air-india-taking-advantage-of-tailwinds/

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Re: Air India go the long way round to save money !

Clever people Smiley