President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama departed Friday morning for Southeast Asia, where they will spend the next ten days.
Air Force One departed from Andrews Air Force Base at a little past ten, and will arrive in Mumbai, India at noon on Saturday after a a stop in Germany to refuel. White House advisers Tom Donilon and Valerie Jarrett accompanied the First Couple on their flight.
The trip will also include stops
in South Korea, Japan, and Indonesia, where Obama spent time as a child. The visit will be the longest time the president has spent outside the United States since assuming office in 2009.