American Airlines announces SEA-BLR route, region’s first nonstop to India


New nonstop services to Bangalore, India begin in Oct. 2020 and London-Heathrow in March 2021.

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SEATTLE – Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) welcomes the announcement of two new international services by American Airlines from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with nonstop connections to London-Heathrow and Bangalore, India – SEA’s first nonstop connection to India. Bangalore service will start in October 2020, while London service will begin in March 2021.

Bangalore will be American’s only India service from the U.S., and London service will be in cooperation with AA’s Joint Business Agreement partner British Airlines.The exact dates and schedules of the services are yet to be determined.

“These new routes highlight the increasing demand from our travelers for more options,” said Commission President Peter Steinbrueck. “Business and leisure travelers will be better connected to Seattle’s largest international market in London and explore new and emerging markets in India.”