Air India

Air India is the national flag carrier of India which was established in the year 1932 by Mr. JRD Tata. This airline serves on both national and international routes and holds a big airline market share of India. Air India is known for its efficient service throughout India and to various major cities around the world while offering cheap flights and comfortable services like web check-in and 24-hour online assistance to all its customers with the easy booking of flights, easy booking of travel insurance and various other amenities. Also, it offers business class passenger lounge facilities at various airports that provide its passengers with utmost comfort.

Air India Contact Information


Ph. no. : 011-24624074

Air India Baggage Allowance 

Air India allows free checked baggage weighing up to 25 Kg for economy class, 35 Kg for Business class and 40 Kg for First class. Same weight is allowed for return journey also. The dimensions of the baggage shall not exceed 62 inches in the sum of length, breadth, and height.

The student going to study in the USA are allowed with Three checked in Baggage. The study visa is required for that.

In case of extra baggage, the passenger can book for the same 6 hours prior to the flight (extra charges are applied by the airline).

Flight Status of Air India

You can check the status of your flight by entering the flight details at the link given below that will direct you to the concerned airline portal.

Web Check-in of Air India

Air India provides the easy facility of web check-in where the passenger can save time and use the priority counter of Air India to board the flight in lesser time. (extra charges may apply)

Travel Insurance of Air India

Various companies provide easy travel insurance solutions where you can book your travel insurance in a single click to travel without any worry. Many types of Travel insurance are now available like luggage insurance, life insurance, etc.

Airline Booking and Mobile Services of Air India

Airline tickets can be easy books via online portals such a which provides a one-step easy online booking of your choice flight at the cheapest rates. Also through the mode of Mobile services, one can easily book any flight through mobile from anywhere at any time.

Code Share of Air India

  • Adria Airways
  • Air Astana
  • Air Austral
  • Air Canada
  • Air China
  • Air India Express
  • Air Mauritius
  • Air New Zealand
  • Alliance Air
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Croatia Airlines
  • EgyptAir
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • EVA Air
  • Flybe
  • Hong Kong Airlines
  • Japan Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Singapore Airlines
  • SriLankan Airlines
  • Swiss International Air Lines
  • TAP Air Portugal
  • Thai Airways
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United Airlines

The fleet of Air India

Being a flag carrier of India, Air India has a massive fleet of aircrafts such as : 

•    Airbus A319-100

•    Airbus A320-200

•    Airbus A320 Neo

•    Airbus A321-200

•    Boeing 747-400

•    Boeing 777-200LR

•    Boeing 777-300ER

•    Boeing 787-8

Services of Air India

Air India offers various classes of seats in their airplanes, ranging from Economy class to Business/First class as it serves both national and international flights. Commonly long-haul flights like Boeing 777-200LR/777-300ER have three class categories whereas short distance flight mostly have two class seat categories.

Awards and recognition of Air India

  • India’s Leading Airline 2011
  • India’s Leading Airline 2012
  • India’s Leading Airline 2008
  • India’s Leading Airline 2010
  • Asia’s Leading Airline- Economy Class 2011
  • Asia’s Leading Airline- Economy Class 2010

FAQs about Air India

Q. What are Air India’s important destinations?

Ans. Some popular Air India domestic destinations are:

•    Mumbai

•    Ahmedabad

•    Delhi

•    Hyderabad

•    Bangalore

•    Kolkata

Some Popular international destinations are:

•    Dubai

•    Singapore

•    Hong Kong

•    Bangkok

•    Kathmandu

•    New York

*    Delhi-San Francisco

*    Delhi- Los Angeles

Q. Does Air India participate in UDAN scheme of India Govt.?

Ans. Subsidiaries of Air India are awarded the airline routes under UDAN scheme.

Q. What is the on-time performance of Air India?

Ans. On-time performance of Air India has been rated to be below standards on an average basis.But OTP have improved a lot for Airindia on year to year comparison.

Q. Can I upgrade my Air India economy class ticket to Premium Economy class?

Ans. Yes, you can upgrade your economy class ticket to a Premium Economy class. (Charges are applicable by the airlines)

Q. Can I upgrade my Air India economy class ticket to Business class?

Ans. Yes, you can upgrade your economy class ticket to a business class. (Charges are applicable by the airlines)

Q. Do Air India offers meals during flight?

Ans. Yes, Air India offers very tasty complimentary meals during the flight. Air India a Full-service carrier and offers all services at its best.

Q. Is web check-in is available in Air India?

Ans. Yes, Air India provides its customers with the facility of web check-in.

Q. Can I book my Air India ticket with Aadhar card?

Ans. Yes, you can book Air India tickets with your Aadhar card for domestic flights only. A valid passport is required for international flights.

Q. Can I book Air India flight through online travel portal?

Ans. Yes, you can easily book any airline tickets via an online portal. Link for online flight ticket is given below, where you will get the best price. 

Q. Can I opt for extra leg space seat in Air India?

Ans. Yes, you can opt for extra leg space on chargeable basis.

Q. How may I request for extra baggage in Air India?

Ans. Extra baggage rates shall be paid at the airport office itself, charges may differ depending upon the weight of the luggage.You can also opt for Pre-paid baggage scheme to avail the discount of 20% on excess baggage by booking it at any Air India office or by visiting this link:

Q. How many routes are operates by Air India?

Ans. Air India operates on a total of 106 destinations worldwide, in which there are 69 domestic destination and 37 international destinations.

Q. What is the Name of frequent flyer program of Air India?

Ans. Flying return is the frequent flyer program of Air India. Every time you fly with Air India, you accumulate FR points. As Air India is Star alliance member, You have use them in other 27 Famous Airlines of the world. You can register for Fly return programs at

Q.which is the world's longest Non-Stop flight of Air India?

Ans. Air India Boeing 777 200 ER flew for 15300 kilometers and takes only 14 hours and 30 Min. The flight goes from Delhi to San Francisco and broke the record of Emirates world longest Airline record.

Q. Why Govt. of India wants to sell Airindia ownership?

Ans. Govt. of India is selling the lot of public sector undertakings and other premium organization under Modi.Rule. The Government tried hard to sell  Air India, but no takers came to invest in this airline, because of the Massive size of the Airline operations and the losses attached to it. It has one of the highest Manpower to Plane ratio. Also, Govt. agencies have not made it clear that what will be the rights that Govts will hold in its remaining shareholding. whether the new Management will be given free hand to manage the operations or Government interference will still exist.

Q is this safe to travel by Air India?

Ans. Yes, it is perfectly safe as the Management of Air India has total focus on the security and regular inspection of the Fleets. It is considered to be one of the safe Airlines of the world.


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