Air India Cancels US Flights Due To 5G Network Deployment

Air India on Tuesday announced that it has canceled some of the US-bound flights starting from 19th Jan 2022 due to the deployment of 5G communications in the United States.

“Due to deployment of 5G communications in the USA, our operations to the USA from India stand curtailed/revised with change in aircraft type from 19th January 2022.” Said Air India in a Tweet.

According to the additional details shared by the Indian carrier a total of 8 operations have been impacted from the 5G network deployment which includes flights between Delhi, Mumbai to New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Newark.

“Due to deployment of the 5G communications in the USA, we will not be able to operate the following flights of 19th Jan’22:” AI Informed

  • AI101/102 DEL/JFK/DEL
  • AI173/174 DEL/SFO/DEL
  • AI127/126 DEL/ORD/DEL
  • AI191/144 BOM/EWR/BOM

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had warned that potential 5G interference could affect height readings that play a key role in bad-weather landings on some jets and airlines say the Boeing 777 is among models initially in the spotlight.