The traditional Indian lamp burning gracefully at the San Francisco City Hall as Air India was welcomed to San Francisco by Mayor Ed Lee’s office, Jan. 12. (All photos: Amar D. Gupta | Siliconeer)

The traditional Indian lamp burning gracefully at the San Francisco City Hall as Air India was welcomed to San Francisco by Mayor Ed Lee’s office, Jan. 12. (All photos: Amar D. Gupta | Siliconeer)

A cocktail reception in celebration of Air India’s new nonstop service between San Francisco International Airport and Delhi, India, with connections to more than 100 destinations in India and beyond, was held at the San Francisco City Hall, Mayor’s Balcony, Jan. 12. Among those present were Ashwani Lohani, chairman and managing director of Air India, John L. Martin, SFO airport director, and other officials from San Francisco, Indian Consulate in San Francisco, Air India and members of the travel trade. A Siliconeer photo essay. (#AirIndia, #SFO, @SanFrancisco, #MayorEdLee, @CityHallSF, #Siliconeer, @Siliconeer, #IndiaTourism, #IncredibleIndia)