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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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Travel to the USA from India with passport validity of less than 6 months?

Can I travel to the USA from India with a passport validity of less than 6 months? I have an Indian passport with a validity 10 days short of 6 months, traveling with an Air India flight. Will there ...
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As an Indian citizen, can I exit Delhi airport during a 9-hour long transit?

I am an Indian citizen travelling from Istanbul to Kolkata. I have booked with Turkish Airlines. My Istanbul-Delhi leg is with Indigo and I arrive in Delhi at 05:00. And then my Delhi-Kolkata leg is ...
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Bangalore-Delhi-Oman-Istanbul and need for transit visa in Oman?

I am an Indian passport holder travelling on the above itinerary with BLR-DEL and DEL-MCT operated by AirIndia and MCT-IST operated by Turkish Airlines. My layover at MCT is 3:55 hours, do I need a ...
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Sydney Baggage Transfer

I have booked a flight from Auckland to Delhi with 1 PNR via Sydney in Air India. So the flight from Auckland to Sydney is from Qantas and then Air India from Sydney to Delhi. When I checked with ...
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My passport's 1st laminated page peeled off slightly, but no data/text was disturbed and it just may be lost glue. Will this stop Bali immigration?

I realized my unused Indian passport has very minor damage on the laminated bio page. The laminated page just peeled off a little. It may be due to glue issue! Will this affect the immigration process ...
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Visa issuing country and country where the visa applies

I am a citizen of India and an international student in Canada. I am taking an airindia flight from India to Canada and during web check-in, they are asking for both "Visa Issuing Country" ...
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Number of flight legs criterion for Star Alliance Gold instead of miles?

Typically, Star Alliance Gold status is granted on the basis of a number of status miles flown in a year. I am wondering, are there airlines which also grant status based on a certain minimum number ...
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What is the difference between Super Value Economy, Flexi-Saver Economy, and Flexible Economy?

Air India offers the following kind of tickets in order of increasing price (top to bottom) Super Value Economy Flexi-Saver Economy Flexible Economy What is the difference between them? The Airline ...
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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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does Star Alliance Gold Tier allow entry into Emirates and Vistara lounges

I am Star Alliance Gold (United MileagePlus) tier for this member. My booking (not using award miles) for an upcoming trip includes some longer waits at airports, so I was wondering if this Star ...
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CDG Terminal 1 to TGV - Connection Time?

I am arriving from Delhi To Paris CDG airport Terminals 1 at 6 pm. I need to go to Lyon on TGV. Should I book 8 pm or 8.40 pm TGV train from CDG Airport Terminal 2 to Lyon? How much time is ...
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Question about baggage transfer at EWR from Terminal C to Terminal B

I have booked my flight from Detroit to India & I have my 3 hr layover at EWR airport. I will have to change the terminal when I land at EWR airport from terminal C to terminal B. Will my checked-...
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Is 2 hours 50 mins sufficient in Heathrow to connecting flight with different tickets and airlines

I am traveling from India (New Delhi) to Helsinki with a connecting flight at Heathrow, UK holding a resident visa for Finland. Unfortunately without prior knowledge I went and purchased two different ...
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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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Is Air India strict with checked in baggage dimensions for international flights?

For economy class passengers it is mentioned that 2 checked in bags are allowed but their combined dimensions must not exceed 107 inches. How strict is Air India with this rule? Can I bring two ...
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Travel to India with Indian passport having less than 6 months validity

I have an international flight this Friday (25 Sep 2020) from San Francisco to Delhi. The airline is Air India. I am trying to do web check in (and health undertaking) on Air India website but it ...
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Can I take portable speakers with lithium batteries as carry-on on an Air India flight?

I am travelling from Lucknow to Bengaluru. I already have my Phone (4500 mAh Lithium-ion Polymer Battery), and a power bank (2000mAh Lithium Polymer Battery) with me. I want to carry this item boat ...
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Student Baggage Policy Extension to Delta Airline [closed]

I am a student from India travelling with below itinerary on a single PNR. New Delhi India to New York USA - Air India 101 New York USA to Jacksonville USA - Delta Airline 1420 Air India allows one ...
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Heathrow Transit on two different tickets and internal agreements between AI and BA

I’m an Indian citizen and I’m arriving at Heathrow on an Air India flight from Delhi and connecting to a British Airways flight to Milan Linate. Both the legs are on different tickets. Do I need to ...
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JFK International to Domestic Baggage Drop

My wife and kids are arriving in JFK in a couple of weeks (Air India) and have a flight to Atlanta (Delta). Separate tickets but they have enough connection time. My question is about baggage. I ...
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Is it possible to travel by air in India domestically with only a scanned pan card? [duplicate]

I am from North India. I am thinking of going to Bengaluru via flight but I only have scanned copy of my pan card in my phone. Is it possible for me to travel without Aadar?
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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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Extra MR with my first name [duplicate]

I have one query related to name displayed on Air India website. There is extra "MR" with my first name on website and "Title" field is empty. Can you please suggest on this and whether it is fine? ...
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Transfer time between terminals in Dubai Airport (separate tickets)

We arrive with Emirates Terminal 3 then fly from Terminal 1 with Air India. Do we have enough time of 3 hours to collect luggage clear immigration and get to Terminal 1 ? The flights in from ...
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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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Is my luggage automatically transferred from Jeju Air to Air India at Incheon airport?

I am traveling on Jeju Air to Seoul and then connecting to Air India. Will my checked in luggage be automatically transferred to the Air India flight or do I have to do it myself?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...