Class rating 5.9
- Boarding 6.8
- Seat for sitting 7.0
- Seat for sleeping 0.4
- Service 6.2
- Entertainment 2.8
- Food & drink 5.2
- Punctuality 4.4
- Baggage 3.0
- Of course, your ratings vary widely for different classes. Choose one below for full details.
Air India has upgraded its economy offering in recent years as competition has increased. On long-haul services, there is a choice of western or Indian food, always with a vegetarian choice and free alcoholic drinks. However, most aircraft do not have personal entertainment systems.
Economy seat pitch on Boeing 747s is 31-34 inches. On A310s it is 31-33 inches and on Boeing 777-200 Long Range aircraft it is a standard 34 inches. However, there are variations within individual aircraft types, so check the seat plan.
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This very early morning flight from Delhi to Nagpur was operated by an A319 but this option is not offered by the Seatplans system. I left my fabulous, colonial-era hotel (The Claridges) at an ungodly hour and took a regular taxi to Terminal 3 at the airport. The ancient taxi did 0-60 kph in about a minute and never exceeded 60 kph onthe 12 km journey. But traffic was... more
I was on a day trip from Delhi to Bhubaneswar. My two legs were similar in that they both ran late and on both occasions no announcements were made until just before the flight was due to leave. There was no apology at the gate or from the staff onboard. My outbound trip was in a new A320. The first five rows of the plane were fitted 2-2 with business class seats... more