Air India, the national carrier of India in its’ 69th year of operations between London and India, has achieved another milestone by moving to Heathrow Terminal 2: The Queens Terminal on January 25, 2017. The check-in desks are located in Zone D.
As of January 2017, Air India flies over 90 destinations including 60 domestic destinations and 39 international destinations in 27 countries across four continents around the world. Its primary hub is located at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, and it has a secondary hub at Chhatrapati Sivaji International Airport, Mumbai.
As of October 2016, Air India operates the world's longest nonstop regular scheduled commercial flight, from Delhi to San Francisco flying over the Pacific Ocean, with the total distance flown being over 15,200 kilometres (9,400 mi). Services between the two cities previously operated over the Atlantic Ocean in both directions; the airline changed the service to around-the-world to take advantage of jet stream winds and use less fuel.
About Star Alliance
Heathrow Terminal 2 is the home of Star Alliance airlines. Star Alliance network currently offers more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,330 airports in 192 countries.
Air India passengers will enjoy enormous benefits, including seamless transfers while travelling across the world, more frequent flyer mileage points, code sharing leading to a wider choice of flights and access to facilities at over 1000 lounges worldwide.
The Alliance offers passengers a choice of Silver or Gold Status benefits across the alliance relevant to the passengers frequent flyer tier level. The traveller’s status is recognized around the world throughout the Star Alliance network at all member airlines. Passengers automatically get the alliance benefits on travelling on the member airline also ensuring more mileage points at the same time.
Whenever a member of the frequent flyer programme travels on any of the Star Alliance member airlines and flies with another member airline he can earn and redeem miles or points on any Star Alliance Airline. visit: www.staralliance.com