Air India is India’s national airline and provides domestic and international air transport services to both passengers and cargo. It was founded by J.R.D Tata in 1932 and was named Tata Airlines. After World War II, it became a public limited corporation and was renamed to Air India. It is headquartered at the Indian Airlines House in New Delhi.
It has around 390 daily departures flights and has about 103 airplanes. It joined Star Alliance in July 2014 and serves over 16 million passengers annually.
Since the first flight on October 15, 1932, the airline has grown to become a huge international airline connecting to 34 destinations in the USA, Europe, Australia and Far-East.
While travelling with Air India, you are offered a gourmet in-flight meals that the carrier provides, this includes Indian meals as well as international flavours. Along with this, you may also select from a variety of movies and music, offered on the flight.
Air India’s baggage allowance is as follows:
- Economy Class – 20kg
- Business Class – 30kg
- First Class – 40kg
Hand luggage has a limit of 8kg. You may be charged extra for excess luggage.
To supplement its technological growth, the brand offers supreme services and hospitality. If you are a frequent traveler, you may be entitled to be a part of the airlines flying returns platform. This may earn you mileage points while travelling by Business or First Class and you are able to redeem them for discounts and deals on travel tickets.
The top sectors for the airline are:
- Mumbai to New Delhi – 130 weekly flights
- New Delhi to Mumbai – 130 weekly flights
- New Delhi to Chennai – 35 weekly flights
Continuously adapting and re-inventing itself to stay ahead of competition, Air India has been and will continue to be dedicated to providing greater services, reinforced by the latest technology, to travelers worldwide.