List of airlines of India

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This is a List of airlines in India, both operational and defunct.

Operational[edit]

Airline ICAO IATA Call Sign Commenced Headquarters Type
AirAsia india IAD I5 ARIYA 2014 Chennai Low Cost
Air Carnival ACV 2S - 2016 Coimbatore Regional
Air Costa LEP LB LECOSTA 2013 Vijayawada Regional
Air India AIC AI AIRINDIA 1932 Delhi Flag Carrier
Air India Express AXB IX EXPRESS INDIA 2005 Kochi Low Cost
Air India Regional LLR CD ALLIED 1996 Delhi Regional
Air Odisha AOA AO AIR ODISHA 2012 Bhubaneswar Charter
Air Pegasus PPL OP  — 2015 Bangalore Regional
Blue Dart Aviation BDA BZ BLUE DART 1995 Chennai Cargo
Chhattisgarh Air Link CJS CG CHHATTISGARH AIR 2012 Raipur Charter
Club One Air  —  —  — 2005 Delhi Charter
Deccan Charters DKN DN DECCAN 1997 Bangalore Charter
GoAir GOW G8 GO AIR 2005 Mumbai Low Cost
IndiGo IGO 6E IFLY 2006 Gurgaon Low Cost
Jet Airways JAI 9W JET AIRWAYS 1993 Mumbai Full service
Pinnacle Air PNC PX PINNACLE 2013 Delhi Charter
Quikjet Airlines FQA QO QUIK LIFT 2016 Bangalore Cargo
SpiceJet SEJ SG SPICEJET 2005 Gurgaon Low Cost
TajAir MGE TX  — 1993 Mumbai Charter
TruJet TRJ 2T TRUJET 2015 Hyderabad Regional
Ventura AirConnect - - - 2016 Surat Regional
Vistara VTI UK VISTARA 2015 Delhi Full service

Planned[edit]

Airlines ICAO IATA Call Sign Commencement Owners Headquarters
Air Kerala - - - TBA Kochi Regional
Easy Air - - - 2016 Chennai Regional
FlyEasy EZX EX Easyex 2016 Bangalore Regional

Defunct airlines[edit]

This is a list of defunct airlines:

Airline Commenced operations Ceased operations Headquarters
Air Mantra 2012 2013 Delhi
Air Sahara 1991 2006 Mumbai
Air Services of India 1936 1953 Mumbai
Airways India 1945 1955 Kolkata
Ambica Airlines 1947 1949 Bombay
Archana Airways 1991 1999 Delhi
Aryan Cargo Express 2005 2010 Delhi
Bharat Airways 1995 1999 Mumbai
Crescent Air Cargo 2000 2006 Chennai
Damania Airways[1] 1993 1997 Mumbai
Darbhanga Aviations 1950 1962 Kolkata
Deccan 360[2] 2009 2011 Bangalore
East-West Airlines 1992 1995 Mumbai
Elbee Airlines 1994 1998 Mumbai
Gujarat Airways[3] 1995 2001 Vadodara
Himalayans Air Transport and Survey 1934 1935 Kolkata
Himalayan Aviation 1948 1953 Kolkata
Indian 1953 2011 Delhi
Indian National Airways 1925 1945 Delhi
Indian Overseas Airlines 1947 1950 Mumbai
Indian State Air Service 1929 1931 Kolkata
Indian Transcontinental Airlines 1933 1948 Kolkata
Indus Airways 2006 2007 Delhi
Irawaddy Flotilla & Airways 1934 1939 Chennai
Jamair 1946 1977 Kolkata
JetKonnect 2012 2014 Mumbai
Jupiter Airways[4] 1948 1953 Chennai
Kalinga Airlines 1946 1965 Kolkata
Kingfisher Airlines 2005 2013 Bangalore
MDLR Airlines 2007 2009 Delhi
ModiLuft 1994 1996 Mumbai
NEPC Airlines 1993 1997 Chennai
Orient Airways 1946 1955 Kolkata
Paramount Airways 2005 2010 Chennai
Pushpaka Airlines 1979 1983 Mumbai
Simplifly Deccan 2003 2008 Bangalore
Tata Airlines 1932 1946 Mumbai
Vayudoot 1981 1997 Delhi
Ventura AirConnect 2011 2015 Ahmedabad
VIF Airways 1993 1996 Hyderabad
Vijay Airlines 1981 1997 Chennai

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1991-Privatisation of airlines: Flights of fancy". India Today. 17 Dec 2009. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "State Bank of India opposes airline licence for new venture of Capt Gopinath". Retrieved 10 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "World Airline Directory". FlightGlobal. 31 March 1999. Retrieved 3 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "The plane that made India fly". The Hindu. 20 November 2006. Retrieved 18 February 2015.