Air India Flight Status

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Airline History

Air India, the flag carrier airline of India was founded in 1932 as Tata Air Services by JRD Tata, who was also the pilot of their first plane. He flew from Karachi to Bombay and Madras after receiving the contract to carry air mail. During 1938 they started carrying passengers and renamed the company to Tata Airlines. After World War II it became a limited public company and was renamed to Air India during 1946, during 1948 the Indian Government acquired a 49% share of Air India. Their first international flight was from Bombay to London’s Heathrow Airport on 8 June 1948. During the 1950’s the Indian Government became the majority shareholder and it is today fully owned by the government.
The airline hub is at the Indira Gandhi Airport, New Delhi and operates both domestic and international flights. They also operate from cities spread across India. Air India is the largest international airline offering flights from India and the third largest domestic airline. They fly to more than 60 destinations on 4 continents. They own subsidiaries Alliance Air and Air India Express and there are attempts from government underway to privatise the airline after years of loss-making.Air India Flight Status

Airline Fleet

Air India has a fleet of more than 118 aircraft, excluding those owned by its subsidiaries. The fleet consists of the Airbus 320 range and several Boeing 747-400, 777-200, 777-300 and 787-8 aircraft. Their livery is white and red and they use the emperor or Maharajah as a mascot, their logo is a swan with a wheel inside.

Airline Facts and Figures

Air India was the first Asian airline who had jet planes in their fleet and the first airline in the world who became an all jet-airline. They also hold the Guinness World Record for the evacuating the most people ever by an airliner. Air India evacuated more than 111 000 people during the Persian Gulf War in 1990. They flew more than 488 flights in 59 days from Amman to Mumbai.

Air India Flight Status and Destinations

Air India flies to more than 40 destinations with its international flights and to more than 50 with its domestic flights. They fly to more than 28 countries and 4 continents. They are a member of Star Alliance since 2014 and has code-share agreements with more than 27 international airlines. All flights can also be tracked using applications like to monitor the progress of the flight as it crosses the globe. You can get constant updates and alerts when possible delays occur, ensuring that you are always informed on the status of your flight. You can use Air India flight status to track all flights from Air India all around the globe!

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