Being the flagship carrier of India, Air India serves both domestic and international destinations since 1932. Air India was established by J. R. D. Tata and is now a Govt of India enterprise. In domestic sector, it has around 20% market share and while it is second largest in the international sector. It is a full carrier that serves complimentary in-flight meals with Indian and international cuisine options.
Air India caters to more than 69 destinations in domestic routes in India and explore 37 international destinations acrross Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa, North America & Australia. Air India is a member of Star Alliance - The other airlines are: Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, ANA, Austrian, Brussels, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, THAI, United etc
Within India, it not only covers flights from the metros like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad & Pune, it also flies in the smaller cities and towns of India. It has extensive cover in the north east of India covering Imphal, Aizawl, Sichar, Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Guwahati, Bagdogra, Shillong etc. Moreover, flight tickets to popular destinations like Leh, Amritsar, Cochin, Ahmedabad, Port Blair can also be booked online.
Most Popular International destinations are Singapore, Riyadh, Dammam, Doha, Kuwait, Muscat, Sharjah, Tokyo, Seoul, Dhaka, Amsterdam, Paris, Zurich, London, Chicago, Frankfurt, Los Angeles, Munich and New York.
Air India is the only airline that allows Checked in Baggage of 25 kg (max 2 bags) in the economy sector and upto 35/40kg in the Business / First Class fares. ATR allows 10 to 15 kg of checked in baggage. Infants are also allowed to get 10 kg of Checked in Baggage. It also allows 8 kg of hand baggage in the domestic sector.
International Checkin Baggages are also very good compared to other airlines and vary from 20kg to 40kg or 1 Pc or 2 Pc depending on the sector.
As a traveler, it is obligatory for you to conform to certain travel necessities for all local and international flights. For example, Airline Ticket with PNR and Ticket Number, ID Proof for Domestic Travel & Passport for International Trips. Visas, Entry Permits and any health certificates if required.