Air India (AI), with its impressive network and passenger/cargo services, is rightly India?s national air carrier. Air India founded by business tycoon J.R.D Tata on October 15, 1932, was initially known as Tata Airlines. On 29 July 1946, Tata Airlines became a public limited company and was re-christened as Air India. Today, Air India has a strong fleet 31 air crafts (with 36 awaited) through which it covers 94 destinations around the world. Air India had merged with its regional low-cost subsidiary Indian Airlines, in order to further enhance prowess in the domestic market.
Flights Amenties in Air India
Air India offers best flying experience to its esteemed travelers. The First Class and Business Class
travelers with Air India can relish the ?Maharaja? experience with complimentary drinks, in-flight meals and other delicacies from a selection of continental or Indian cuisines. Air India an advanced in-flight entertainment system that includes nearly 400 hrs of AVOD (Audio Video On Demand) with LCD monitors installed in each seat, for comfortable viewing. Travelers can also watch their favorite TV programs and movies while sitting on reclining chairs with cushion and blanket on offer. The cabin crew of Air India is famous worldwide for its heart-felt hospitality.
Air India Baggage Policy
As per the baggage policy of Air India the traveler can carry one hand bag free of charge along with two checked bags. For international travelers, the baggage allowance in First Class is 88 lbs, Executive Class is 66 lbs and for Economy Class it is 44 lbs. For the domestic travelers, the baggage allowance in First Class is 88 lbs, Executive Class is 88 lbs and for Economy Class it is 66 lbs. The permissible size for checked baggage must not exceed linear 62 inches (L+W+H) per item. The maximum weight permissible for a single piece of baggage is 70 lbs.