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India’s flag carrier airline Air India is known for its sincere service and offers that it rolls out every now and then for domestic travelers. It is India’s fourth largest carrier in terms of passengers carried. Its founder, JRD Tata, is known as the father of Indian aviation. While you may be aware of the discounts on airfare as part of Air India’s promotional deals, there is an important service offered by the carrier that you should definitely be aware of. Air India offers a concessionary fare to senior citizens of Indian nationality. Here is everything you need to know about Air India’s Senior Citizen Concession: Also Read - Forceful Eviction of COVID-19 Treating Doctors: AIIMS Writes to HM Shah Against Landlords



Eligibility: A senior citizen of Indian Nationality, permanently residing in India and should have attained the age of 60 years on the date of commencement of journey. Also Read - 'Stop Spreading Rumours and Educate Yourself': Airline Employee on Being Ostracised Over Coronavirus | WATCH

Documents required: Any valid Photo ID with date of birth e.g. voter’s ID card, passport, driving license, senior citizens ID card issued by Air India etc.



Discount: 50% of basic fare on select booking classes in Economy cabin.

Travel region: Any sector within India.

Ticket Validity: 1 year from date of issue

Advance Purchase: Not required. Ticket can be purchased any time

Children: No discount applies.

Infant: (Under 2 years) 1st accompanying Infant – Rs.1000 per coupon, Plus applicable taxes. 2nd and more Infants, no discount permissible.

Date/Flight change, Cancellation & Refund: Permitted – Fee applies

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