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Air India Airlines

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Air India Airlines is the flag carrier of India and is owned by Talace Private Limited, a special-purpose vehicle of Tata Sons.  Formerly it was owned by the Government of India. The Airline has its headquarters in New Delhi and the main operational hub is the Indira Gandhi International Airport. New Delhi. The secondary hub is at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai. The airline covers 57 domestic and 45 international destinations in 31 countries across 5 continents.

The airline connects remote cities to the metropolitan cities of India. The airline’s logo depicts a red sawn with spokes in orange placed inside. The wheel is inspired by the Ashoka Chakra which is the wheel of righteous duty. The airline's mascot is called ‘The Maharaja’ which is used to promote the airline. The airline is the largest international carrier in India. In 2014, the airline became a member of the Star Alliance.

With Air India Airlines bookings, you can also join the frequent flyer program for the airlines known as Flying Returns and get the benefit from a variety of rewards.

Air India Airlines Connectivity and Fleet Information

Air India Airlines operates a fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft. The state-of-the-art fleet consists of Airbus A329, A320, A320NEO and A321 and Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-300ER and Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner. In 1960, the airline became the first Asian airline to induct a jet aircraft. The airline’s colour scheme is red and white with the aircraft being painted in white and palace-style carvings on the outside of the windows in red.

The two Boeing 777 aircraft have three travel class configurations and the Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner has a two travel class configuration. The Airbus A320 operates on short routes and has an all-economy or a two-travel class configuration. The A319 has an all-economy configuration. The Airbus A321 has two travel-class configurations.

Air India Airlines Awards

The airline has won several awards for its services and the latest awards won by the airline are as follows:

  • Wing India Award 2022 - Air India Express - By FICCI and Ministry of Civil Aviation
  • Asia’s Leading Airline 2021 - By World Travel Awards
  • India’s Leading Airline 2012 - By World Travel Awards

Air India Airlines Class of Travel

The airline offers three types of classes of travel and the services vary depending on the type of Air India flight booking. The different classes of travel are as follows:

Economy Class

This class offers comfortable seats with ample legroom.   

  • Complimentary meals/beverages are served on all flights. Special meals can be pre-booked 48 hours prior to the Air India flight departure.
  • Passengers can choose from Continental/Indian cuisine veg or non-veg meals. 
  • Complimentary wine/liquor is served on all international flights.
  • In-flight entertainment screens.

First Class

This class offers highly comfortable 180° recliner sleeprettes. The two seats are placed abreast so the passenger will get a window or an aisle seat.

  • In-flight entertainment screens.Selection of fine entrees/cocktails/champagne/liquors.
  • Special meals can be booked 48 hours prior to the Air India flight departure.
  • Duty-free shopping on board through Sky Bazar.  

Executive Class

This class offers plush seats with spacious cabins. Aisle or window seat for every passenger on the 747 aircraft.

  • In-flight entertainment screens.
  • Choice of delectable meals and wine. Special meals can be booked 48 hours prior to the flight departure. Complimentary beverages.
  • Exclusive check-in facility and airport lounge facility for passengers.

Air India Airlines Baggage Allowance

For Domestic flights the checked-in baggage allowance for Economy class is 25 kg, Executive class is 35 kg and First class is 40 kg. For international flights, the airline follows a weight concept or a piece concept. In weight concept, the checked-in baggage allowance for Economy class is a maximum weight of 23 kg/piece and for Executive and First class is a maximum weight of 32 kg/piece. In the piece concept, the checked-in baggage for Economy class is two pieces of 23 kg each and for Executive and First class is two pieces of 32 kg each.

You can easily check the baggage policy here.

Air India Airlines Web Check-in and Boarding Pass

Currently, web check-in is unavailable for codeshare flights. The guidelines for Domestic and International Air India ticket bookings are as follows:

Check-in Air India Domestic Flights

Domestic flight passengers can web check-in using a PC/Laptop having connectivity. The web check-in is available from 48 hours to 1 hour before flight departure. Boarding passes are issued and the passengers must print them using a printer. At the airport, passengers have to contact the Baggage drop-off counter.

Check-in Air India International Flights

International flight passengers can web check-in 48 hours to 2 hours prior to the flight departure. Passengers are issued with a confirmation slip instead of a boarding pass. At the airport, passengers have to contact the Baggage drop-off counter to deposit the baggage. At the counter documents verification has to be done.

Air India Airlines in-flight Services

International flight passengers are served Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner and the Domestic flight passengers are served  Breakfast/Hi tea/Lunch/Dinner/Supper depending on the flight. Depending on the Dometic flight duration passengers are served cold snacks or hot meals. Depending on the international flight duration the passengers are served a combination of major and minor meals. Special meals can be pre-booked 48 hours prior to the flight departure.

Air India Airlines Frequent Flyer Programme:

Flying ReturnsThe airline’s frequent flyer programme ‘Flying Returns’ is one of the most rewarding programs in the region. Passengers can earn FR points while flying via the airline or the airline’s 27 alliance partners. FR points can be redeemed to earn awards. On higher fares, passengers can earn bonus points. FR points can also be earned on select non-airline partners. FR points can be purchased if passengers fall short while redeeming.

Air India Airlines Onboard Support

The airline provides assistance to passengers with special needs like unaccompanied minors, expectant mothers and more. Passengers with mobility problems are provided with wheelchair assistance. Assistance is provided by the ground staff during check-in. Passengers can read the rules and the policies on the airline’s website before flying with the airline.

About Air India Airlines Refund & Cancellation

Air India flight tickets can be cancelled and refunded online through the airline’s website. For tickets booked through a travel agent contact the agent and for tickets booked through the call centre write to

Cleartrip: Runway for Air India Airlines Flights

Air India Airlines serves domestic destinations and international destinations across five continents. The airline has been providing world-class services. You can easily do Air India flight booking online at Cleartrip. Do one-way, round-trip or multi-city Air India online booking at Cleartrip and avail of the promotions, discounts, festive season sales and cashback offers.

Cleartrip offers all the information you need to plan your travel like flight schedules, flexible date views, ticket costs, special deals and discounts. When you do an Air India flight booking with Cleartrip you can also track your flight’s PNR status. You can register with Cleartrip to get the latest updates on deals and fare alerts. 

Cleartrip also offers an app for searching for and booking flights. The app offers a simple interface and is easy to use. You can use the search option to find the cheapest flight based on the travel date, number of passengers and for and to destinations. The result will display the cheapest flight at the top of the list. You can review the list and decide on which Air India flight booking you want. If you have any concerns about your Air India bookings then Cleartrip’s customer service executives are always ready to help you out.

Air India FAQ

  1. What’s the online check-in window for Air India Airlines?

    Passengers with Air India bookings can web check-in using the airline’s website. Web check-in is available 48 hours and 2 hours prior to the international flight departure and 48 hours to 1 hour prior to the domestic flight departure.

  2. How much is free baggage allowed on Air India Airlines?

    For domestic flights the checked-in baggage allowance for Economy class is 25 kg, for Executive class is 35 kg and for First class is 40 kg. For international flights, the airline follows a weight system and a point system depending on the route. For Economy class, the handbag allowance is one piece of 8 kg and for Executive and First class, it is one piece of 12 kg. Weight system Economy class - maximum weight of a single piece 23 kg Executive and First class - maximum weight of a single piece 32 kg .Piece system Economy class - 2 pieces of 23 kg each Executive and First class - two pieces of 32 kg each

  3. Does an infant need a separate seat on Air India Airlines?

    CanceNo, an infant does not need a separate seat on the airline. If a seat is required then it has to be paid for.l you booking on Cleartrip first and then send us an email at customer support along with your Trip ID. We will refund after checking with the airline.

  4. Is online check-in mandatory when flying via Air India Airlines?

    No, online check-in is not mandatory when flying via this airline.

  5. How many international destinations does Air India Airlines cover?

    The airline covers around 45 international destinations.

  6. What are the in-flight entertainment options offered by Air India Airlines?

    The in-flight entertainment system is provided for all travel classes and offers movies, tv shows, news, music and more.

  7. Does Air India Airlines allow pets in the cabin?

    Domestic pets such as dogs, cats and birds are allowed in the cabin or as checked baggage depending on the country of entry. Health and Rabies vaccination certificates are required.

  8. Does Air India Airlines serve alcohol on board?

    The airline serves alcohol on international flights only.

  9. What is the Air India airline code?

    The airline's airline code is AI.

  10. What is the allowance for carrying alcohol on Air India Airlines?

    Alcoholic beverages can be carried not exceeding 5 L per person if the required conditions are met. The alcoholic beverage should have retail packing and the alcoholic content should not be more than 70% abv.