Air India Express

Air India Express

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About Air India Express

IATA code


ICAO code


India headquarters

Kochi - India

Main operational airport

Cochin International Airport (COK)

Number of destinations covered by Air India Express Airlines


Most popular destination


Most popular routes


Year of establishment


Parent company

Air India 

Popular fleet 

Boeing 737- 800 Next Generation(NG)

Official airline website

Air India express contact number 

0091-44-40013001 or 0091-44-24301930

Air India Express Airlines is one of India's most popular budget airlines. Air India Express is owned by Air India and operates as a low-cost subsidiary. Having seen the rise in low-cost airlines globally, Air India decided to establish its own LCC to meet its customers’ needs. Air India express booking simply fills the gap for economic short-haul international flights. Millions of passengers fly with Air India Express annually as the airline connects over 100 city pairs. Passengers, who make Air India Express flight bookings, will get reliable, cost-effective, and high-quality services. 

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Air India Express Fleet

Air India Express operates a young fleet of 24 Boeing 737- 800 Next Generation (NG) aircraft. Perfect for short/medium haul flights, Air India Express fleet is also economically and ecologically efficient. Ultimately, safety and convenience are guaranteed on Air India Express flights. 

Air India Express Cargo Services

Air India cargo carries a wide range of shipments, including:

  • Postal Mails
  • Courier under AWB
  • Perishable Cargo  (PER,PEM,PEF,PES)
  • Human remains (HUM)

However, Air India Express doesn’t currently accept commercial DG shipments (DGR), Valuables (VAL) shipments, and Live animals(AVI).

Note that Air India Express follows IATA regulations. See the official website for detailed guidelines on labeling and packaging your shipment. 

Air India Express Recognitions and Awards

Award/Nomination Year

Award/Nomination Type


Nomination for Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline by World Travel Awards


Management Excellence Award by Civil Aviation Conference


Nomination for Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline by World Travel Awards


Nomination for Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline by World Travel Awards


Nomination for Asia's Leading Low-Cost Airline by World Travel Awards

(Awards & Recognitions)

Travel Updates


Check out the latest travel, safety and entry requirements for India


Air India Express services for Economy Class, Business Class and First Class

Economy Class

  • Complimentary Refreshments/ meals
  • Choice of (Continental or Indian cuisine - Non-veg/ Veg for international flights)
  • Well-positioned movie screens for cinematic viewing pleasure
  • Selection of meals
  • Improved illumination & temperature control systems

Business Class

  • Spacious cabins & plush seats
  • Aisle or window seats for every passenger on 747 aircraft
  • Delectable entrees
  • Exclusive check-in facility
  • Lounge facility

First Class

  • 180-degree recline seats
  • Sleeperette
  • Two-abreast seating
  • Exclusive cabin (12 passengers)
  • A fine selection of delectable entrees
  • Duty-free shopping on board

Air India Express Baggage Allowance

  • Depending on the destination, each adult is allowed a certain amount of free baggage.
  • All infants are allowed 10 kgs of free check-in baggage.
  • The dimensions of each baggage should not exceed 158 cms in total (length, breadth, height).
  • Each passenger is allowed 7kgs of hand luggage.

Air India Express Check-in Information

Online Check-in is available on all domestic flights and a selection of international flights, for travelers holding a confirmed and valid e-ticket.


FAQs for Air India Express

  • Does Air India Express allow web check-in?

    Yes, Air India Express allows web check-in.

  • Does Air India Express provide online seat selection?

    Yes, Air India Express offers online seat selection at a nominal fee or free. It depends on your flight booking.

  • How many routes does Air India Express service in total/as overall?

    The total number of routes serviced by Air India Express is 82.

  • Does Almosafer offer any discounts on Air India Express?

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