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Indian-Americans seek Air India service from Atlanta

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

Indian-Americans have urged the to start service from in the US so as to facilitate better connectivity with their motherland.

currently has direct flights from Newark, New York, Washington DC, Chicago, and

Direct flights between and cities will make it more convenient for passengers travelling to from the region, chapter of Federation of American Associations said in a memorandum to the of State for External Affairs Gen (rtd) V K during his recent visit.

Dr. Vasudev Patel, of FIA Georgia, said the promised to assist the community in establishing direct flights through India's

"He said this is a very good suggestion and felt that the region certainly deserves this type of service. He promised to work on it with us," he said.

A direct flight between cities and Atlanta will make it more affordable for passengers travelling from this region, he said.

The Federation of Indian-American Associations of is an Atlanta based organisation representing the nearly 200,000 Indian immigrants in the state of

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 09:35 IST
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