The last two decades have been quite fruitful for the civil aviation industry of India. With the advancement in technology and entry of low-cost carriers, air travel came within the reach of the common man. The domestic flights in the country are handled by full-service domestic airlines like Jet Airways, Vistara and Air India, and budget carriers like Go Air , IndiGo, SpiceJet and AirAsia India. Besides, numerous internationally based airlines operate to and out of India.
Yatra gives you detailed information on domestic and international flights, operated by all major carriers. On our website, you can see the flight schedule, duration and other related information in a fraction of seconds. You can also see the stopovers along with the layover duration to help plan your itinerary. We also let you see the in-flight amenities, model of the aircraft, and the number of window, aisle and middle seats available. This information is available for all domestic carriers, as well as leading international airlines like Etihad Airways, Emirates Airlines, Lufthansa Airlines, KLM, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Thai Airways, Air France Airline and British Airways.
Our user-friendly interface lets you search for flights to your destination and you can even easily book cheap air tickets without any hassle. We display all the results on one page for you to compare and make an informed decision. You can even refine your search by using special filters so you see only the relevant results. These filters can be set for departure and arrival time slots, flight duration, type of flight: non-stop or connecting, travel class and number of layovers. We also let you fly within your preferred budget range by providing you with filter tools. With all these services, we will ensure you never have to visit a travel agent, and waste time and money.
We also have a secure online payment platform, which keeps all your transaction and bank account data under complete encryption. And, we process your transaction swiftly, saving your precious time. Once you have booked your ticket, you can even modify or cancel the reservation, just by logging on our website and signing in. For this, all you need is your ticket details like your first and last names or the PNR number. For any query, you can contact our customer care, which is always at your service, via calls or email.
You can even check the baggage allowances of the airlines directly on our website. This way, you do not have to open the website of individual carriers, which consumes a lot of time. Apart from baggage, we also keep you informed about the latest developments in the custom laws of various countries, in case you have to take international flights. Before you have to leave for the airport, you can see the flight status on our website.
We understand that travelling within budget is everyone’s need; hence, we roll out offers like eCash and discounted airfares, regularly. You can also opt for a flight offer to cut down on expenses and the hassles of booking them separately. Another way you can keep your spending to the minimum is by consulting our Lowest Fare Finder calendar. It tells you when the airfare for a particular route is the least, in the coming three months from the date of the search. By downloading our mobile app for Android or Apple-based devices, you can set airfare, flight status, and deals and offers alerts.
Visit Yatra today to see all the myriad travel-related services we provide you.
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International Flights FAQs
Q. What comprises the fleet of international flights?
Flying international requires larger aircraft as compared to small domestic carriers. Some of the most famous planes used by airline operators worldwide for international flights
include names such as Boeing 777, Boeing 787, Airbus 380, Boeing 707, Boeing 727, Boeing 767 and Boeing 757. Boeing and Airbus are the leading fleets used by most airlines for international or long haul flight journeys as these are large aircraft and come with flight control systems, rare passenger fatality records, a maximum number of passenger seats among other feature.
Q. What is the difference between transit and stopover on international flights?
In aviation terms, a stopover is a stop you make at one or more cities during your flight journey where you have to change your aircraft. Usually, the duration of a stopover is 48 hours and can be more depending on the kind of international flight you have booked.
Whereas, a transit is where you break your journey during your indirect flights. In transit, you return to the same aircraft after your brief stopover at the airport and continue on your journey ahead. In such cases, usually, only one ticket is issued.
Q. How much baggage can I carry on my international flight?
A. Different airline adopts a different policy for a passenger to carry check-in baggage on an international flight. The weight of your free baggage allowance may also depend on where (destination) you are travelling to. Plus, extra baggage allowance charges may also vary, depending on the airline. If you have any question related to check-in baggage allowance, you can contact the concerned airline or the travel agent that you have booked your plane ticket with.
Q. Should I book a seat for an infant on an international flight?
A. An infant (child below two years during the journey) does not require a seat to travel. Most international aircrafts come with baby bassinets to fit in specially designed carry-cot for use by a small child or infant. However, if you want to book a seat for an infant, select child option at the time of flight search online, and the cost of the seat will show up. The ticket cost of an infant differs from a child who is above two years of age. Double check with your chosen airline for any assistance or clarifications related to baby seats.
Q. What is the check-in time window for international connecting flights?
A. For international connecting flights, the check-in starts three hours prior to the departure time and close 60 to 75 minutes (depending on the destination you are travelling to) before departure time. To ensure that you have adequate time, always book flights with a minimum of two hour transit time in between. It is also the responsibility of the passengers to collect their baggage from the arrivals at the transit point.
Q. What are the different travel classes for international flights?
A. There are usually three different types of travel/booking class on airlines, namely Economy, Business and First class. However, some airlines offer only Economy and Business Class options, whereas few offer Premium Economy option as well. Moreover, few luxury airlines offer first-class suite travel option.