Air India Express
Air India express is a subsidiary airline of Air India and is headquartered in Kochi. It is a low cost airline that operates flights from 13 Indian urban communities. At present the airline has its services limited to Middle East and South East Asian countries and operates almost 100 flights per week. It has short-pull global flights to Middle-East and South-East Asian nations. Its fleet of 23 Boeing 737-800 airlines is arranged with a single Economy Class cabin. This low cost airline offers free standardized meals and entertainment option.
Air India Express Airline's Domestic Destinations
Air India Express flies to 12 domestic destinations: Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Lucknow, Kozhikode, Mumbai, Amritsar, Pune, Chennai, Mangalore, Jaipur, Kolkata, and Tiruchirappalli. Mumbai to Kozhikode, Mumbai to Kochi, Mumbai to Delhi, Mumbai to Pune, Chennai to Tiruchirappalli, Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai to Tiruchirappalli, Kozhikode to Mangalore, Kozhikode to Kochi and Kochi to Thiruvananthapuram are the domestic sectors connected by Air India Express.
Air India Express Airline's International Destinations
Air India Express operates from India for those worldwide destinations which do not take more than 4 hours to reach. The majority of the flights have a quick turnaround time with a ground time of 60 minutes. Flights to Sharjah, Dubai, Muscat, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Salalah, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, Bahrain, Doha, Colombo and Dhaka.
Booking flight tickets
Travelers can book their tickets online at www.airindiaexpress.in; book their tickets from the counter at Air India Express' airport or city offices or book tickets through the airlines appointed travel consultants, their list is available at their office or at the air terminal. A fee of Rs 450 per person per sector is appropriate for the individuals who wish to roll out any changes in their itinerary.
Change of route isn't allowed regardless. If you want to cancel your ticket, travelers pull in 35% of the Basic Fare and Transaction Fees when cancelled 10 days before flight. Transaction fee and half of the essential expense is deducted in case you cancel 1 to 10 days before travel. No discount is given when ticket is cancelled within 24 hours before travel.
Each traveler going with Air India Express has a free baggage of 30 kg for check-in and 7 kg towards cabin luggage. Each infant is qualified for 10 kg of baggage free of charge. Extra charges, if there is excess of baggage, as per industry standards.
Air India Express Airline's check-in options
Right now only the option of counter check-in is available at Air India Express. The express check-in counter at Air India Express opens 3 hours before takeoff and closes 1 hour before the scheduled flight.
You can check-in through Air India site www.airindia.in and make choice of your seat on-line and print ticket at your office or home. If you have luggage to deposit, you are asked for to report adequately ahead of time before check-in closure at airports.
Self Service check-in Kiosks are available at a few airplane terminals to empower you to check-in yourself and acquire ticket from the Kiosk machine. This facility is only available for domestic flights only. If you have luggage to deposit, please contact the check-in agent before check-in closure at airplane terminal. Starting from 10th of May check-in will not be available on all Alliance Air (AI 9000 series) flights till further notice.
Executive class passengers and Frequent Flyer Members, having affirmed reservation and going without check-in baggage, can benefit the office of Tele Check-in on domestic flights from six metro air terminals: Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad Kolkata and Bengaluru. This facility is available on Air India Express 24x7 Toll Free number 1800-180-1407. If it's not too much trouble take out your ticket printout from check-in counters at the air terminal. For further details, please call at the Toll-Free number.
City Booking Offices in selected metro cities in India offer City check-in facility to passengers who have confirmed booking tickets and are travelling with a hand baggage only. Additionally, at Delhi, City Check-in facility or Baggage drop counters at some of the stations on the Airport Metro Express Line has also been introduced to let you save time for a hassle free journey.
Download the Air India Mobile App from App Store for iphone and Google Play for Android phone from your mobile phone. You will be easily able to check-in for your flight and choose the seat of your choice, if you want. Also, check the time table and centre information. You can check-in on all Air India flights both for domestic and International flights that you have booked on, except for Code Share flights and all Alliance Air (AI 9000 series) flights.
Air India Express doesn’t provide any in-flight entertainment.
Free Meals service
Air India Express provides pre-set meals along with soft beverages.
Airport Contact Detail
Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, Delhi 110037
Low cost airlines, for example, GoAir, IndiGo, and SpiceJet operate from Terminal 1 only, while alternate carriers operate from T3. Check out the complete details of the flights before booking.