Air India is India’s oldest carrier. Air India is one of the two state owned airlines operating flights through 95 destinations around the world. Headquartered in Mumbai, the airline has bases in New Delhi and Chennai. Ensuring impeccable service, guaranteeing complete comfort and luxury, Air India endeavours to makes air travel a leisure jaunt. Offering cheap ticket air travel, the online booking service makes it extremely convenient to avail the best deals and discounts on air tickets.
Whats on Offer with Air India in 2008
In 2008 Air India is aiming for better connectivity. Air India has acquired new aircraft which are equipped with latest passenger amenities.Morever Star Alliance integration, is set to take Air India to greater heights and provide passengers a more comfortable and enjoyable travel product. Air Inida has a fleet of 141 aircraft, and it operates more than 400 flights every week linking 120 cities in India and abroad. Air India has deployed state-of-the-art Boeing 777-200LR on its Mumbai-New York route. These aircraft have flat-bed seats in First and Executive Class and a top-of-the-line in-flight entertainment system. On India-Europe/US sectors, the national carrier has substituted many of its old aircraft with new ones. Air India has been invited to become a member of the Star Alliance. Once the formalities are complete, passengers will be able to have seamless connectivity to more than 900 cities in 160 countries served by Star Alliance member airlines. Air India has been selected as the Official Airline for PATA Travel Mart in September 2008.
Promotions offered by Air India
Air India is offering Touch West and Touch 25 promotions in 2008. With Air India’s Touch West and Touch 25 promotion passengers will get an opportunity to fly free. The Touch West scheme rewards passengers with 7 days of unlimited travel in Executive Class within India or 3 round trips in First or Executive Class to USA, UK, Europe or Canada on Air India between 1 January and 31 March. In the same period one can avail the Touch 25 scheme to earn a free Economy Class round trip ticket from Bombay or Delhi to New York, London or Shanghai by flying 25 times between the 6 Indian Metros on the Airlines domestic flights.
Non Stop service between Delhi and Newyork from February
Air India's Maharajah is rolling out the red carpet for passengers for their scheduled non-stop flight from Delhi to New York on February 8. With the introduction of this new flight, Air India will become the first airline to offer non-stop services between Delhi and JFK, New York. Passengers travelling in premium classes – First and Executive – will get a free limousine pick-up and drop service to/from Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport and JFK airport at the time of departure/arrival. Additionally, they will receive a gift voucher of USD 75 and USD 50 respectively for each sector of travel for onboard duty free shopping.