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Alliance Air to fly Delhi-Shimla from April 27

The Alliance Air aircraft at the Shimla airport on Wednesday. A special flight was organised for India's civil aviation minister and other officials a day ahead of the official inauguration of the flight. Picture: twitter.com/airindiain

The Alliance Air aircraft at the Shimla airport on Wednesday. A special flight was organised for India’s civil aviation minister and other officials a day ahead of the official inauguration of the flight. Picture: twitter.com/airindiain

April 26 (TravelAndy): Air India’s subsidiary Alliance Air will operate a Delhi-Shimla-Delhi flight from April 27.

This initiative is taken to enhance tourist footfall in Shimla, the popular hill station in north India’s Himachal Pradesh state.

“On the Delhi-Shimla leg, we will carry 35 passengers while on the return only 15 passengers will be able to fly. The government will compensate for the loss with a Viability Gap Funding of about INR3,000 per seat,” Alliance Air CEO C.S. Subbiah told The Hindu. Continue Reading →

Air India to fly Delhi-Washington DC direct

rp_Air-India-300x2251-300x225-300x225-300x2251-300x225-300x225-300x225-300x225-300x225.jpgApril 21 (TravelAndy): India’s flagship carrier Air India will start direct flights between New Delhi and Washington DC from July 7, 2017.

The nonstop thrice-a-week service will operate on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, said the airline.
The flight will leave New Delhi at 01.15 and reach DC at 07.15. The return flight will depart from Washington at 11.00 and reach Delhi at 10.30 the next day.

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Air India lures with free excess baggage

rp_Air-India-300x2251-300x225-300x225-300x2251-300x225-300x225-300x225-300x225-300x225-300x225-300x225.jpgJanuary 8 (TravelAndy): India’s flagship carrier Air India has announced free check-in luggage allowance of up to 40kg for economy class passengers on two Delhi-Mumbai to and fro flights.

The free check-in allowance for business class passengers on this route is 50kg.

This offer is applicable on the Delhi-Mumbai flights AI 665 and AI 885 and the Mumbai Delhi flights AI 806 and AI 888. Continue Reading →

Air India offers tickets from INR849

rp_Air-India-300x2251-300x225-300x225-300x2251-300x225-300x225-300x225-300x225-300x225.jpgDecember 27 (TravelAndy): India’s flagship carrier Air India has announced a New Year sale, with all-inclusive, one way tickets starting from INR849.

Tickets under this offer can be booked from today till December 31, 2016, midnight, for a travel period of January 15 to April 30, 2017.

This offer is applicable only on the economy class of select routes within India. Continue Reading →

Air India re-launches its mobile app

rp_Air-India-300x2251-300x225-300x225-300x2251-300x225-300x225-300x225-300x225-300x225-300x225.jpgOctober 26 (TravelAndy): India’s flagship carrier, Air India has recently re-launched its mobile app, called Air India 2.0, to further facilitate travel for its passengers.

The revamped app offers the ability to book and pay for a flight by quickly and securely.

Passengers can fully manage their booking from their mobile device, including selecting their seat, making changes to their itinerary, buying additional services, choosing their meal and checking in, said an official release. Continue Reading →

Air India offers free tickets on Diwali

rp_Air-India-300x2251-300x225-300x225-300x2251-300x225-300x225.jpgOctober 21 (TravelAndy): India’s flagship carrier, Air India is offering one free ticket with each ticket paid for this Diwali.

Under this promotional scheme, Air India passengers, who have bought one ticket on the airline’s domestic network, can take one companion along with them, by paying only the taxes and other applicable charges.

This offer can be availed till October 30, 2016, for travelling only on the day of Diwali, which is October 30, 2016. Continue Reading →

Air India to fly Delhi-Madrid direct from Dec 1

rp_Air-India-300x2251-300x225-300x225-300x2251-300x225-300x225-300x225-300x225.jpgSeptember 30 (TravelAndy): India’s flagship carrier will start nonstop flights between Delhi and Madrid from December 1, 2016.

The thrice-a-week flights will operate between the two capitals on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, said the airline.

The flight will leave Delhi at 14.25 and arrive in Madrid at 20.20. On its return, it will depart from Madrid at 21.50 and reach Delhi at 11.10, the following day.

This route is set to become India’s first direct air connectivity to Spain.

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Air India Express starts Chandigarh-Sharjah flight

rp_Air-India-300x225.jpgSeptember 22 (TravelAndy): India’s flagship carrier Air India’s low cost subsidiary Air India Express has launched a new route between Chandigarh in India and Sharjah in the UAE.

The non-stop thrice-a-week flight will operate between Chandigarh and Sharjah on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays, said the airline.

The flight will depart from Chandigarh at 18.15 and reach Sharjah at 20.00. On its return journey, the flight will leave Sharjah at 12.45 and arrive in Chandigarh at 17.15. Continue Reading →

Air India connects Bhavnagar after Jet pulls out

rp_Air-India-300x2251-300x225-300x225-300x2251-300x225.jpgApril 9 (TravelAndy): Air India will start flights to Bhavnagar from Mumbai mid-April onwards, The Times of India said.

This comes a week after Jet Airways stopped the only flights to Bhavnagar airport. The airline also stopped the only flight, also operated by it, to the Porbander airport.

The flights will operate between Mumbai and Bhavnagar, which will make Air India the only airline to operate in this route. Continue Reading →