List of airlines of India

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This is a List of Airlines of India, both operational and defunct, operating in the area of civil aviation in India.

Type of Airlines[edit]

Operational[edit]

Airline IATA ICAO Call Sign Commenced Headquarters Type Image
Air India AI AIC AIRINDIA 1932 Delhi Flag Carrier
Full Service
Air India 777-300ER VT-ALS YYZ.jpg
Jet Airways 9W JAI JETAIRWAYS 1993 Mumbai Full Service Jet Airways.jpg
IndiGo 6E IGO IFLY 2006 Gurgaon Low Cost IndiGoA320.JPG
Air India Express IX AXB EXPRESS INDIA 2005 Kochi Low Cost Air India Express.jpg
SpiceJet SG SEJ SPICEJET 2005 Gurgaon Low Cost SpiceJet Boeing 737-900ER Vyas-1.jpg
GoAir G8 GOW GOAIR 2005 Mumbai Low Cost GoAir Airbus A320 Vyas.jpg
AirAsia India I5 IAD RED KNIGHT 2014 Bangalore Low Cost VT-APJ at IGIA.jpg
Vistara UK VTI VISTARA 2015 Gurgaon Full Service Vistara VT-TTF at Bengaluru, 2016-02-20.jpg
Alliance Air 9I LLR ALLIED 1996 Delhi Regional ATR.72-600 AIR INDIA EXPRESS F-WWEZ 1226 TO VT-AIT 10 02 15 TLS (16869587331).jpg
TruJet 2T TRJ TRUJET 2015 Hyderabad Regional TruJet VT-TMP at Hyderabad, Sep 2015.jpg
Air Deccan DN DKN DECCAN 2017 Mumbai Regional Air Deccan Beechcraft.jpg
Air Odisha 6X - 2012 Bhubaneswar Regional Utkela Air Odisha.jpg
Luwang Air 2018 Kolkata Regional
Zoom Air ZO ZOM 2013 Gurgaon Regional
Blue Dart Aviation BZ BDA BLUE DART 1995 Chennai Cargo Blue Dart Aviation Boeing 757-200SF SDS-1.jpg
Quikjet Airlines QO FQA QUIK LIFT 2016 Bangalore Cargo | Charter Aerospatiale ATR-72-202 QuikJet India HB-AFW, LUX Luxembourg (Findel), Luxembourg PP1367336774.jpg
Chhattisgarh Air Link 2012 Raipur Charter
Club One Air 2005 Delhi Charter
Confident Airlines[1] 2005 Bangalore Charter
Deccan Charters DN DKN DECCAN 1997 Bangalore Charter Deccan Shuttles Cessna 208B Grand Caravan Vyas-2.jpg
Dove Airlines 2007 Kolkata Charter
Fly Divine 2017 Indore Charter
Ghodawat Aviation 2014 Kolhapur Charter
Global Vectra Helicorp 1997 Mumbai Charter
Jagson Airlines JGN JAGSON 2005 Delhi Charter Jagson Airlines.jpg
Jal Hans 2010 Port Blair Charter
Pawan Hans 1985 Delhi Charter Helicopter vaishnvo devi.JPG
Pinnacle Air 2004 Delhi Regional[2]
Spirit Air 2012 Bangalore Charter
Supreme Airlines 1993 Mumbai Charter
TajAir 1993 Mumbai Charter
Titan Aviation 2010 Bangalore Charter
Ventura AirConnect 2011 Surat Charter
VRL Air[3] 2008 Hubli Charter
Safefly Aviation 2010 New Delhi Charter

Planned[edit]

Airlines ICAO IATA Call Sign Commencement Headquarters Type
Air Kerala TBA Kochi TBA
Fly Hornbill[4] TBA Guwahati Regional
Star Air 2018 Bengaluru Regional

Defunct[edit]

This is a list of Defunct Airlines:

Airline Commenced operations Ceased operations Headquarters IATA ICAO
Air Carnival 2016 2017 Coimbatore 2S ACV
Air Costa 2013 2017 Vijayawada LB LEP
Air Pegasus 2015 2016 Bangalore OP PPL
Easy Air 2015 2015 Chennai
JetKonnect 2012 2014 Mumbai S2 JLL
Air Mantra 2012 2013 Delhi M9
Air India Cargo 1954 2012 Mumbai AI AIC
JetLite 2007 2012 Mumbai S2 JLL
Kingfisher Airlines 2003 2012 Bangalore IT KFR
Kingfisher Red 2008 2012 Bangalore IT KFR
Deccan 360[5] 2009 2011 Bangalore 3C DEC
Indian 2007 2011 Delhi IC IAC
Aryan Cargo Express 2005 2010 Delhi YE ACQ
Paramount Airways 2005 2010 Chennai I7 PMW
MDLR Airlines 2007 2009 Delhi 9H MDL
Simplifly Deccan 2003 2008 Bangalore DN DKN
Air Dravida 2004 2008 Chennai
Air Sahara 2000 2007 Delhi S2 JLL
Indian Airlines 1953 2007 Delhi IC IAC
Indus Air 2006 2007 Delhi
Crescent Air Cargo 2000 2006 Chennai C8 CAC
Gujarat Airways[6] 1995 2001 Vadodara G8[7] GBU
Sahara Airlines 1993 2000 Delhi S2 JLL
Archana Airways[8] 1991 1999 Delhi ACY
Bharat Airways 1995 1999 Mumbai
Elbee Airlines 1994 1998 Mumbai LBE
NEPC Airlines 1993 1997 Chennai D5 NEP
Damania Airways[9] 1993 1997 Mumbai D2 DMQ
Vayudoot 1981 1997 Delhi V5 VDA
Vijay Airlines 1981 1997 Chennai
VIF Airways 1993 1996 Hyderabad V2 VIF
ModiLuft 1994 1996 Mumbai M9 MOD
East-West Airlines 1992 1995 Mumbai W2 EWT
Pushpaka Aviation 1979 1983 Mumbai
Jamair 1946 1977 Kolkata
Kalinga Airlines 1946 1965 Kolkata
Darbhanga Aviations 1950 1962 Kolkata
Transportes Aéreos da Índia Portuguesa 1955 1961 Goa
Airways (India)[10] 1945 1955 Kolkata
Orient Airways 1946 1955 Kolkata
Jupiter Airways[11] 1948 1953 Chennai
Air Services of India 1936 1953 Mumbai
Himalayan Aviation 1948 1953 Kolkata
Deccan Airways[10] 1945 1953 Hyderabad
Indian Overseas Airlines 1947 1950 Mumbai
Ambica Airlines 1947 1949 Bombay
Indian Transcontinental Airlines 1933 1948 Kolkata
Tata Airlines 1932 1946 Mumbai
Indian National Airways 1925 1945 Delhi
Irawaddy Flotilla & Airways[12] 1934 1939 Chennai
Himalayan Air Transport & Survey[13] 1934 1935 Kolkata
Indian State Air Service 1929 1931 Kolkata

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/69963-hisar-india-sees-inaugural-commercial-traffic
  3. ^ http://www.vrlgroup.in/vrl_air_charting.aspx
  4. ^ "Our Aircraft - Flyhornbill". www.flyhornbill.com.
  5. ^ "State Bank of India opposes airline licence for new venture of Capt Gopinath". Retrieved 10 June 2013.
  6. ^ "World Airline Directory". Flight-Global. 31 March 1999. Retrieved 3 August 2014.
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  11. ^ "The plane that made India fly". The Hindu. 20 November 2006. Retrieved 18 February 2015.
  12. ^ "A Short History of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company". www.travel-news-photos-stories.com.
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