Air India is the flag carrier airline of India owned by the government run Air India Limited (AIL). The airline operates a fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft serving various domestic and international airports.
Air India is set to join Star Alliance, with the 28-member global airlines’ grouping today deciding to clear the entry of the national carrier.
Star Alliance is the world’s first and largest global airline alliance.
Star Alliance serves over 1,300 airports globally. The combined fleet strength of the members is over 4,700 aircraft. The Alliance, through its member airlines, has a presence in over 195 countries.
Members include Lufthansa, Air Canada, Air China, Singapore Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Thai Airways, United Airlines and US Airways.
Joining with Star Alliance benefits such as improved product offering, better service standards, access to new markets and premium customers and partnership with leading global carriers.