Air India is the oldest and one of the major airlines in India. The Air India Limited which is also known as AIL owns this airline and is Government owned. The Air India airlines serve many national and international destinations through their Air buses and Boeing aircrafts. The Air India Building is the corporate office of the airline which is located at Nariman Point, South Mumbai. Indira Gandhi International Airport is their one of the prime domestic hubs and the other one is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. They are also planning for an international hub which will be at Dubai International Airport. This Indian National flag carrier is a state owned airline.
Its cargo service as well as the passenger network is stretched worldwide. Near about 95 destinations fall under its network. Almost all the domestic locations- all the major cities like the capital Delhi, Bangaluru, Mumbai as well as Kolkata and Chennai are served by this air-carrier.
They have frequent flights connecting all these places. They fly to various destinations of Asia and Europe as well as to North America. They cover Australian region as well. The international locations include New York, Hong Kong, Dubai as well as Chicago and Bangkok and many such international hubs.
In the domestic air-travel market of India, it stands at fourth in respect of shares whereas Jet comes at first and Kingfisher and Indigo stand at third and fourth respectively. Its merger with Indian didn't prove to be a great deal as the air India had to face a lot of financial crisis followed by the merger in between the year 2007-2011 (May). Declination in the market share was evident due to the cut-throat competition with the other private airlines. They were even suspended to join Star Alliance for the poor standard of membership. But even after all such ups and downs it became successful in doing a "come-back" with a talk with the Star Alliance in October, 2011.
Air India offers affordable rates on air travel tickets but not at the cost of the quality service. Their state of the art facilities make the journey comfortable and world-class for the passengers. They give the prime importance on the safety of their guests. Air India well maintains their fleet of forty eight aircrafts. They have nineteen air buses and a large number of Boeing aircrafts.
They have very convenient online booking service as well which makes the customer easily understand the best offer and avail the best suitable deal for them. Many consider Air India to be the father of Indian air travel industry. So, have a peaceful and affordable ride with Air India.