Air India Express

Air India Express is a low-cost airline founded in 2005 with two operating bases - Dubai International Airport and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. The airline offers flights to 30 different destinations in Southeast Asia and the Middle East and is based in Cochin International Airport in Kochi, India. The main mission of the airline is to provide affordable travel on short and medium-haul flights in the region and currently operate close to 600 flights every week. Take a look at cheap flights to India to get the best deal.

Check our Air India Express baggage allowance and charges before you fly.

*This information is correct as of January 2017

Why Fly with Air India Express

How to Check in

Those flying with Air India Express have the option to check-in online through the airline’s web check-in feature or in person at the airport. When checking in online for international flights, passengers can select a preferred seat for a small additional fee and will receive an itinerary receipt and a PNR number. Air India Express check-in counters are open 3 hours before flight departures and close an hour before the flight leaves. Passengers will also need the credit or debit card used to purchase the ticket when checking in at the check-in counter.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

All Air India Express flights permit passengers to check-in baggage free of charge, but the weight of baggage varies according to the flight destination. Those booking Air India Express flights are advised to check with the airline how much baggage is allowed on your particular flight, as excess baggage weight is subject to additional fees. Air India Express passengers are also entitled to one item of personal hand baggage to take on-board which must not exceed 7 kg.


All Air India Express flights are Economy Class only and consist of around 180 seats. When booking your ticket or checking in online, there is the option to select your preferred seat for an additional fee. Seats on Air India Express flights are afforded 29 inches of legroom.

Booking Fees

When booking flights with Air India Express, passengers are not subjected to any hidden booking fees. When selecting a preferred seat, a small additional charge is added to your ticket price.

On Board Service

Passengers on board Air India Express flights are able to enjoy complimentary water and refreshments during the flight. In addition to this, many snacks, entertainment and reading material can be purchased during the flight to help make your journey more enjoyable.

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