What is the maximum number of passengers I can book in Air India ticket?
This is very common question for all the travelers. So, I would like to answer this question for everyone. Please know that you can book your Air India ticket with the maximum up to nine passengers at a time (including adults and children)
However, I would always suggest you to please check the companies terms and conditions before making such bookings.
Fun Facts about Air India
- On 21 February 1960, it included it first named Gauri Shankar. It became the first Asian airline to induct a jet aircraft in its fleet.
- In its first year of operation, the airline flew 160,000 miles, carrying 155 passengers. And 10.71 ton of mail and made a profit of ₹60,000. Later, the airline launched a domestic flight from Bombay to Trivandrum with a six-seater Miles-Merlin.
- After WWII Tata airlines became a public limited company on 29 July 1946 under the name Air-India.
- On 8 June 1962, the airline’s name was officially truncated to Air India.
- On 11 June 1962, Air India became the world’s first all-jet airline.
- In 1971, the airline took delivery of its first Boeing 747-200B named Emperor Ashoka (registered VT-EBD). And introduced of the Palace in the Sky livery and branding.
- In 1986, Air India took delivery of its first Airbus A310-300.
- In 1993, Air India took delivery of a Boeing 747-400 named Konark. And operated the first non-stop flight between New York and Delhi.
Air India Records
- The airline entered the Guinness Book of World Records for the most people evacuated by a civil airliner. Over 111,000 people evacuated from Amman to Mumbai. It was a distance of 4,117 km, by operating 488 flights from 13 August to 11 October 1990 – lasting 59 days. The operation carried out during Persian Gulf War to evacuate Indian expatriates from Kuwait and Iraq.
- Also, air India’s security department became the first aviation security organization in the world to acquire ISO 9002 certification on 31 January 2001.
- Air India One (Flight no. AI 1, always) is a Boeing 747-400 aircraft used to carry the President, the PM and Vice President of India Overseas.Currently, Air India has 5 of these aircrafts that are deployed to carry regular passengers, if not in use for the VVIP flights.The aircraft is operated by the Indian Air Force from Palam Air Force Station, New Delhi. When a VVIP flight is scheduled, an aircraft is pulled out of commercial operation and fitted with VVIP configuration that includes a suite, lounge, bedroom, 6-seater office, satellite phones, etc.