What’s the deal with Air India Express?
Today, Air India Express announced a free baggage allowance of 30kg for passengers traveling from Gulf destinations to India.
In addition, passengers can choose to increase the free allowance by 10kg to 40kg total by paying 100 Arab Emirates Dirham (US $27) at an Air India Express office in the UAE or by paying 150 Arab Emirates Dirham (US $41) at the airport at the time of departure (although it is subject to availability with the latter).
Tell me a little about Air India Express…
Air India Express is a low-cost subsidiary of Air India that has a single economy class. Its hub is in Kochi and its headquarters is in Mumbai.
The airline serves several international routes including flights to the Middle East and Southeast Asia, as well as to domestic airports, with quick-turn-around flights that are mostly from the Indian state of Kerala.
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Muscat, Salalah, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bahrain, Doha, Kuwait, Columbo and Dhaka (from these 12 Indian cities: Kozhikode, Kochi, Thiruvananthpuram, Mumbai, Pune, Jaipur, Amritsar, Lucknow, Kolkata, Chennai, Mangalore and Tiruchirapally).
Mumbai-Kochi, Mumbai-Kozhikode, Mumbai-Delhi, Mumbai-Chennai, Mumbai-Pune, Mumbai-Tiruchirapally, Chennai-Thiruchirapalli, Chennai-Thiruvananthpuram, Kozhikode-Kochi, Kozhikode-Mangalore and Kochi-Thiruvananthpuram.
How do I get the Air India Express deal?
Book your Air India Express flights as usual and you will see the option for FBA (free baggage allowance).
What else do I need to know about the Air India Express deal?
When you take your next flight between April 29th and May 8th 2015, watch out for the Air India Express 10th anniversary celebrations. Five randomly checked flights on each of those days will be holding a Lucky Dip Quiz, where passengers can win a free round-trip ticket to any Air India Express destination.
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