Air India Express
Air India Express is a budget airline from India, operated by Air India Express Limited (AIEL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India, the country’s flag carrier. The airline covers domestic as well as international destinations. Air India, along with Air India Express, was privatized in 2021. The airline has its headquarters in Kochi, Kerala, and also has secondary hubs in Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode, Mangaluru, and Kannur. Its network covers more than 30 destinations, including the Gulf and southeast Asia. The fleet comprises Boeing 737- 800 Next Generation (NG) aircraft – ideal for short and medium-haul flights, ensuring security and efficiency.
Air India Express Check-in Baggage Allowance
Air India Express may offer tiered fares with 20/30/40 kg baggage allowance on specific destinations as per seasonal trends.
- Gulf to India: 20/30/40 kg (As per the fare purchased)
- India to Gulf: 20 kg
- Singapore to India: 20/30 kg
- India to other international destinations: 20 kg
- Domestic flights: 25 kg
Air India Express Carry-on Baggage Allowance
7 kg/1 piece. In addition, each guest may carry a laptop, small backpack, purse, camera case, or briefcase.
Air India Express Online Check-in
The online check-in facility of Air India Express is available from 24 hours to 2 hours before the flight departure time.
Cancellation and Refund Policy
To be eligible for refunds on ticket cancellations, passengers need to cancel their bookings at least 24 hours prior to a flight’s departure. Applicable cancellation charges are levied. These depend upon the cancellation refund rules that vary according to different fare types. For instance, in case of non-refundable fares, only the non-airline taxes are refunded.
Air India Express Booking FAQs
Q. What is the policy for cancelled flights?
A. Guests may be offered a seat on the next available flight or get a refund.
Q. Are open-ended tickets available with Air India Express?
A. No. It’s mandatory to book specific flights for chosen sectors, and bookings are completed only after the payment.
Q. When should I reach the airport for international flights after online check in?
A. You should reach at least 60 minutes before your flight’s scheduled departure.
Q. How to check Air India’s flight status?
A. Visit the airline’s website & Enter your booking reference number in the (Check Flight Status) field.
Q. What is the infant baggage allowance?
A. It’s 10 kg, including 7 kg of cabin baggage allowance.