Questions tagged [air-india]

Air India (IATA: AI), the flag carrier airline of India, and a member of the Star Alliance. Its primary hubs are at DEL (New Delhi) and BOM (Mumbai).

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Should the name on ticket be as per passport or as per visa

My cousin is planning to visit me in USA and has B1/B2 visa approved. Her name on passport goes as: FIRST NAME - AAA LAST NAME - BLANK whereas that on her visa goes as: FIRST NAME - FNU LAST ...
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As an Indian citizen, can I exit Delhi airport during a 9 hrs long transit?

I am an Indian citizen travelling from Istanbul to Kolkatta. I have booked with Turkish Airlines. My Istanbul-Delhi leg is with Indigo and I arrive Delhi at 0500 hrs and then my Delhi-Kolkatta leg is ...
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Can I travel to Canada on a visitor visa if I have been deported from the United States?

I was recently deported from the USA. My status was as F1 student Visa I was studying well but was doing a job. At the time of immigration, they found that I was working and gave me justification of ...
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Domestic travel with ID not containing surname

Is it ok to travel when I have mistakenly written my surname on my domestic air India ticket, but I don't have any proof of ID containing my surname? My husband is travelling with me, and he has the ...
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Delay of 15 hours in Air India Flight from New York to Delhi [duplicate]

I am supposed to travel by Air India International flight from New York to Delhi on 7th July (Departure time 12:05 pm) but i have received a mail from them saying that now the flight has been ...
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Can an Indian travel from Australia to Delhi with only 40 days of validity remaining on the passport? [duplicate]

Will I be able to take a non stop flight from Melbourne to Delhi with this validity? I wasn't aware of the six month validity rule that exists in several countries. It never came up and I feel ...
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Is it possible to meet someone outside at Delhi IGI airport during 3 hours layover before international flight

I am travelling from Bangalore to Vienna by air India with a 3 hour layover at Delhi IGI airport. Can I meet my parents at Delhi IGI airport during layover time to handover a packet?
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Flight from Singapore to Kochi via Bangalore, where will we need to do customs and reclaim our baggage?

We fly From Singapore to Kochi (flight nr: IX -485) on a joined ticket (Indian Airlines/Air India Express) with checked-in baggage. Connecting flight is in Bengaluru (SIN 21:10 -> BLR 23:15, Only ...
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Am I due any compensation for a 30-hour delay of an Air India flight?

On 18 August 2018, I was travelling on Air India flight 966 (Jeddah-Hyderabad) which left at 23:15. Just 35 minutes after takeoff, the captain announced that, due to a technical problem, we were going ...
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How strict is Air India with hand luggage and personal items?

I will fly CPH-DEL-HYD in a few days with Air India. When travelling for business, I usually bring a Samsonite roller bag within the max dimensions for hand luggage and then a shoulder bag with a ...
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Best way to go from T1 to T2 in Mumbai

I am travelling from Chandigarh to Mumbai (T1) and 90 minutes later I need to catch another flight from Mumbai (T2) to Shirdi. It seems that T1 is domestic and T2 is international. What is the best ...
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My Air India e-ticket status says needs revalidation or exchange

I have a ticket for Air India, which I booked a month ago. However now when I checked the status of ticket online, it says (needs revalidation or exchange) Further the timing for the flight has ...
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Transfer from Turkish to Air India in Riyadh (King Khalid) Airport

Hello Riyadh travellers, I'm an Indian Passport holder with a valid US visa. I am flying J and have a transfer from TK146 to AI922 in Riyadh airport. The layover time is 3.5 hrs. Both flights from T1 ...
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Are keypad phones allowed in flights? [closed]

Actually I want to know whether keypad phones are allowed to carry in flights and how many phones are allowed in a flight. Which bag are they allowed in: cabin bag or check-in luggage?
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Flight connection time reduced after booking

I booked a flight with connection time between two flight as 1:40 Hr. However, Now when I see the flight schedule, it's been reduced to 0:40 hr which I think isn't sufficient enough for transfer. ...
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Baggage transfer from Air India to Qantas on same booking

I am travelling to London with a transit in Dubai. My Air India flight arrives in Dubai (Terminal 1) at 22:25. The onward flight to London is with Qantas at 02:10 from Terminal 3. Will my luggage be ...
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Connecting in Dubai on different airlines

We are traveling to London via Dubai (DXB). We are using different airlines. Air India from Mumbai to DXB and, after a 6 hour layover in Dubai, we fly Quantas to London. Am I correct that we will ...
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Will airlines offload luggage if a passenger does not board?

I am flying from from BOM-IAH with a baggage allowance of 2 bags of 23kg each for check-in luggage. On the return, I booked a flight from AMD-BOM on Air India which only allows for 1 bag with 25 KG in ...
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Do I need to have a passport for domestic flights in India after 22nd of January, 2018?

Prior to the 22nd January, there is no need to carry a passport for domestic flights in India, but what happens after that? Will you need to carry a passport after 22nd Jan, 2018 for domestic flights ...
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List of flight routes where Air India flies the Boeing 747-400 and/or Boeing 787-800

I am looking for routes where the Air India flies the 787 and 747 since i heard they are being used for domestic routes, i would like to try my luck. I know a few for each, Frankfurt/London gets the ...
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Small layover time. What to do?

I have a 1hr 45 min layover in Paris. I land in Paris by air India from Delhi. I have another flight after 1 hour 45 mins to Nice by Air France. If the AI flight is late, and I am unable to board the ...
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Passport stamp in return travel from Dubai to India

I am on short visit to Dubai, and on my return flight I am planning to take the flight from Dubai(DXB) -> Mumbai(BOM) -> Rajkot(RAJ), and the operator will be Air India. My question is where the ...
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Which is “Visa Country of Issue” as asked by Air India?

I am trying to check in online for my flight on Air India. It asks for the "Visa country of issue". Do they mean where I applied for the visa? I am German and did it in Germany. Does it mean India,...
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Connecting flight cancellation and baggage claim

I have an Air India (round trip) flight from Chicago (ORD) to New Delhi (DEL) to Kolkata (CCU). However, due to some emergency I have to be in Delhi for a couple of days on my way to Kolkata. As a ...
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Changing flights at Chennai (MAA) Airport

I would be flying from Mumbai (BOM) to Port Blair (IXZ) in the month of February next year by Air India. This is the first time I would be traveling with connecting flights, earlier I have flown with ...
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Refund for a 36 hour delay from Air India [closed]

We were booked on AIRINDIA flight number AI 112 to leave London Heathrow on 24th September 2016 at 21:30 to reach Delhi and then to Bangalore on the next day.However, after boarding the flight and ...
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I am departing on an Air India flight from KTM before the Thai Airways lounge opens. Is there another lounge I can use?

I am departing on an Air India flight from KTM at 10:35 am in business class. From what I found, I can access the Thai Royal Silk lounge but, according to the Thai website, the lounge only opens at 10:...
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Can I leave the international terminal during a transit stop?

My itinerary requires me to switch from the international to the the domestic airport at Mumbai. I would like to know if I can exit the international terminal to meet my brother and then enter the ...
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Are skateboards allowed as carry-on on Air India flights?

I have a 31" skateboard. I am traveling from Tokyo to India in Air India flight. Am I allowed to take the skateboard with me as a cabin luggage as I already have 2 check in luggages.
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Is it mandatory to show the debit card used for payment while checking in on Air India flights?

I have booked a ticket of air india from new delhi to guwahati from its merchants website. The terms and conditions regarding boarding the plane states that along with the identification proof we ...
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Dubai - Mumbai - Mangalore luggage transfer

I am travelling from Dubai to Mangalore via Mumbai on a single ticket, I have to change flights in Mumbai airport after 5 hours in the same terminal, may I know do I need to collect checked in luggage ...
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Can I carry protein powder in my check-in luggage?

I am travelling to India next week from UK. One of my best pals have asked me to get Protein powder for him. Just wanted to know if I am allowed to carry it in my hand or check-in luggage. It will be ...
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Am I able to gain compensation from Air India after a day's worth of delays? (UK Citizen)

I was travelling from Kolkata to Delhi and the flight was delayed by an hour or so. I then arrived at Delhi airport and upon arrival I was told that my connecting flight to Birmingham, UK had already ...
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Should I be compensated by Air India for demoting me from business to economy from London to Delhi?

Air India duty manager at Heathrow demoted me from business class to economy from London to Delhi. He said my seat was broken but it turns out another seat was broken and my seat was given to someone ...
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“Do not board” message at the airport check-in?

I was booked on a flight for Chicago from Bangalore (India), I have a B1 visa. During check-in at the airport counter (for air India) they guy (who generates the boarding pass) said he gets an error ...
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Air India delayed by 5 hours [duplicate]

Can you please let me know whether I can claim anything as my flight got delayed by 5 hours in New Delhi by Air India. My transit supposed to be 5 hours and top of this they announced that my flight ...
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Baggage check through and transit visa requirements for Dubai and London

I'm from India and travelling from New Delhi to Calgary with two stopovers: at Dubai and London Heathrow. I have booked my journey on a single ticket but multiple airlines: New Delhi to Dubai - ...
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Does Air India provide any compensation for delayed flights?

A flight I was flying on 24th December was delayed in 3 steps, initially 1 hour, then an additional 55 min followed by an additional 15 min. The last delay occurred 5 minutes before the departure ...
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Facilities available during layovers by Air India

I have a ticket from Bangalore to Port Blair Via Chennai, with a layover of 12h30m (arrival at chennai 17:10 and departure on next day at 5:00). Does Air India provide accommodation during this ...
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How can I use my new Miles & More membership?

After being extremely confused on how Miles & More and Star Alliance and the other big alliances (SkyTeam and Oneworld) work, I decided to register at the Miles & More website. From what I'm ...
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Where can I spend a peaceful and relaxing night at DEL airport?

I'm flying with Swiss to New Delhi (IGI Airport) and after a 7 hour layover, I have another domestic flight with Air India. Since the layover is during night time, I would like to relax at the airport,...
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Is “Flying Return” the only available loyalty program for Air India?

I'm flying with Air India and I was looking in which loyalty programs Air India is a member. It turned out, that Air India has its own loyalty program called "Flying Return". From the homepage, it ...
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Taking a tripod on an Aeroflot, Kingfisher or Air India flight?

May I carry a tripod as carry-on luggage or do I have to check it in when on an international flight? Having it strapped to my backpack is fine during my trip but I'm worried it might get stuck ...
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Flight cancellations in Ladakh

How often do the flights get canceled due to bad weather (or any other reason) from Leh to Delhi in May? If a flight does get canceled, what are the policies for dealing with that for AirIndia and ...