INDIA BY AIR
international airports at the four major metros have a fairly
comprehensive range of facilities. These may include duty-free shops,
restaurants, business centers, rest rooms for the disabled, telephone
booths travel assistance counters, of major hotel chains, babycare
rooms, taxi and rent a car counters, airline booking counters, foreign
exchange counters, individual city sections for details of facilities in
DOMESTIC AIR TRAVEL
three major domestic airlines which fly across the country. The
Government owned Indian Airlines has most extensive network in the
country. But, now even Jet Airways with its expanded fleet has started
covering all corners of India. Besides these two, Sahara Airlines also
operates on major trunk routes. Air India, the Country's International
Carrier also operates domestic flights principally between metro cities.
Commanding a large and modern jet fleet, the Indian Airlines (IC)
network spans the country's 3000 km from Leh in the North to the
Thiruvananthapuram in the south and about the same from the east to the
west, covering all the important places of tourist interest. IA links 61
cities in India and 19 in the neighbouring countries including
Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore,
Sri Lanka, Thailand, Kuwait, the UAE, Oman and Malaysia.
largest private airline operates a fleet of Boeing 737-300/400/500 jets
to 44 domestic destinations. The airline has Interline agreements with
over 117 International airline and facilities include 24-hour flight
information and reservation, computerized check-in, free coach service
at both the Mumbai Airports, a choice of meals including veg/non-veg,
diabectic, low cholesterol, Jain meals, etc. On the of Club Premier
lounges, meals options, priority baggage service and seat preference at
the time of reservations. As a Jet privilege member, you are entitled to
priority baggage clearance and exchange of Privilege miles for free
flight anywhere on the British Airways KLM Royal Dutch Airlines network.
The airline has a fleet of seven Boeing and four helicopeters (Dauphins
and Equirriels). With Interline agreements with various national and
international airline, value added services on Sahara include an
in-flight library, valet service, tele check-in for both 'Y' and 'J'
class, personalized reading kit and meal prefrence (Jain meal and
diabetic meals are standard fare and customized meals for Sahara Royale
passanger include Thai, Italian, Continental and Indian, as well as
health meals). The Sahara Club Crown is a two-dimensional frequent flier
programmed offering option for redeeming points against privileges and
gifts from well known international brands. The three-level membership
is available as Sahara Silver, subject to up gradation depending upon the
accumulation of points.
GUJARAT AIRWAYS and JAGSON AIRLINES are two other smaller private airlines, which operate on
short feeder route.
ROUTE MAP OF INDIAN AIRLINES
Free Baggage Allowance
Class of Travel
Reservation can be made online with Amadeus, Galileo etc. You can also
send us your particulars in order to make reservation for you. You need
to give us complete name, sex, nationality, passport, details viz. Date
of Birth, Passport No., Date of Issue, Place of Issue and its validity.
We can hold your reservation until 5 days before your first journey on
Indian Airlines except few sectors which are decided from time to time
and where different rules apply and one need to issue tickets much
earlier in case to hold the reservation.
Common Interest Group
Airline/IATA Employee Discount
Tour Leader Discount
Off Season Tourist Fares
Airlines allows unlimited travel for 15 days with certain routing
restrictions on domestic sectors at a special fare of USD-650 + USD-10
(per sector) per person. It also has a special regional pass fare of
USD-300 + USD-10 (per sector) per person for 7 days unlimited travel
within that region with certain routing restriction.
FARES INR AND USD
Indian Airlines has two tier Fare structure. Indian rupee fare is
applicable to Indian Nationals or foreign National who have valid
resident permit in
Foreigners have to pay US Dollars fare in equavalent Indian Rupees.
REFUNDS AND CANCELLATIONS
can be cancelled at Indian Airlines offices or with its approved agents.
Tickets issued in Indian Rupees if cancelled 1 hour before flight carry
cancellation charge if Rs. 100/- only and waitlisted tickets can be
cancelled without any charges for domestic sectors. Tickets issued under
USD Fares do not levy any cancellation charges for domestic sectors in
normal circumstances but Indian Airlines may impose certain restrictions
on certain sectors from time to time.
Booking can be made with Indian Airlines or with us for minimum 10
persons. These bookings must be reconfirmed at least 60 days before
flight. All names have to be given at least 21 days and tickets have
been issued subject to approval by Indian Airlines.