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Indian American couple stranded as United Airlines abruptly halts flights

United Airlines has canceled two routes flying via Russian airspace leaving a San Francisco Bay Area couple stranded in Kolkata

(photo courtesy United Airlines)

An Indian American couple from Berkeley, California are stranded in Kolkata after United Airlines announced last week it would indefinitely cancel the San Francisco-Delhi and Newark-Mumbai routes, two nonstop services which fly in Russian airspace.

In an email to Indian Star, a United Airlines spokesperson said: “We look forward to restoring service to these destinations and others as soon as feasible.”

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