The air traffic in India is ever increasing. There are a number of airlines which dominate the domestic circuit. One of the most popular and premier airline of India is Air India. It is India's national carrier, and after merger with Indian Airlines, is the only airline in India which has total government ownership. It offers domestic flights in India. Air India was started in the year 1932 as Tata Airlines. Air India's chief bases in India are Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai and Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.
E-ticketing service can be availed for all domestic India flight routes except those to/from Calicut, Lucknow and Goa. Air India gives youth discount of up to twenty five percent to those under 30 years of age, but a person may have to call their offices if he or she wants youth fares. They e-mail a payment slip which needs to be filled in and faxed back plus with your passport id to authenticate a person's age
Another key airline operating in India is Kingfisher Airlines. It is based in Bangalore, and was set up in May 2005. It operates more than two hundred domestic Indian flights a day across 37 different places in India. Its main hub is in Bangalore International Airport.
Although Kingfisher only operates flights in India, the airline has plans to expand into the international market by adding the United States and U. A. E as probable destinations. Check-in baggage rules for domestic India flights are twenty kilograms for Kingfisher Class and thirty for Kingfisher First class.
Jet Airways is another domestic airline which has base in Mumbai, and operates more than 370 daily flights across approximately 44 domestic destinations. Jet Airways also serves a number of international flights to destinations like the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Thailand, and Nepal. Jet Airways is the first Indian carrier to present internet check-in facilities for its passengers.
Jet Airways also gives youth discount for people who are under 29 years of age, and Senior Citizen discounts who are 65 years and older. To get the discount rates for domestic flights in India, airline a person has to fax over credit card as well as pass port ID details to the airline's office.
Another domestic airline in India is JetLite. It was formerly known as Air Sahara. It is one of the older privately-owned airlines in India. It started operations in September, 1991. So above are the few airlines operating in India.
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