To offer better services to the passengers most of the airline companies establish subsidiaries. Air India the flag carrier of
the sub continent too operates a subsidiary Air India Express. Established in 2004 with its headquarters at Kochi it operates its flights mainly from the state of Kerala. Its target destinations
are mainly the Middle East and Southeast cities and towns like Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and so on. The company that owns this airliner is air India charters limited. It is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Air India limited.
Nearly 100 flights are operated per week by this carrier. Its main centers of operation are the south Indian cities Chennai and Kochi. The expatriate communities living in the Middle East sought low cost flight services to the home country from the cities like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and so on. The popular routes are Thiruvananthapuram to Abu Dhabi, Bangalore to Dubai, Chennai to Sharjah and so on. All these flights are operated via only one type of aircraft that is Boeing. On each of these a different tail design is painted which reflects a different facet of Indian tradition, history and culture.
This low cost service via Air India Express flights helps passengers from the cities like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah to any cities of India. Thus hassle free travel is established between the two regions. The airliner despite being a low cost carrier provides a light meal and a complimentary pre set snack box with veg and non veg options. Limited entertainment facilities are also provided on the flights making the journey pretty enjoyable and pleasant. Book the tickets well in advance to avoid last minute disappointment.