Air India Becomes First Indian Airline To Fly Over Polar Region

16 Aug 2019 09:33 AM

Air India Becomes First Indian Airline To Fly Over Polar Region

Updated 16 Aug 2019 09:33 AM

Marking a new aviation milestone, the Air India (AI) passenger flew over the North Pole region on August 15 between New Delhi and San Francisco.

Air India had conquered this frontier in 2007, when Captain Amitabh Singh -- currently, Director (Operations) -- flew a Boeing 777 over the polar region. He had taken delivery of the brand new aircraft and flew it over the North Pole from Seattle to New Delhi, going in the record books as the first Indian pilot to notch this feat.

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