Air India is the flag carrier of India and have an extensive domestic and international network. Air India joined the Star Alliance on 11 July 2014.
- Major Hub Airport: Delhi, Mumbai
- Frequent Flyer Programme: Flying Returns
- Type of partnership: Star Alliance
Earning Airpoints Dollars™
As an Airpoints™ member, subject to your booking class being eligible, you will earn Airpoints Dollars as per the Partner tab on our Airpoints Calculator.
Earning Status Points
As an Airpoints member, subject to your booking class being eligible, you will earn Status Points as per the Partner tab on our Airpoints Calculator.
Airpoints Elite and Gold benefits
Star Alliance Gold benefits apply for Airpoints Elite and Gold members.
Spending Airpoints Dollars
Airpoints members can use Airpoints Dollars to redeem flights by calling our Air New Zealand contact centre.
Elite partner benefits
No Elite Partner benefits apply.
No koru benefits apply.
|Accrual class||Booking class|
|First class||F, A|
|Business class||C, D, J, Z|
|Full economy||Y, B, M, H, K|
|Discount economy||Q, V, W, G|
Eligible booking classes
C, D, J, Z
Y, B, M, H, K
Q, V, W, G
Booking classes that are not mentioned are not eligible for accrual.
Terms and conditions apply:
Airpoints Dollars and Status Points earn is determined by the Partner Airline which operates the flight. Status Points are only earned on Star Alliance carrier operated flights. Certain booking classes on Partner Airlines are not eligible to earn Airpoints Dollars or Status Points. On a Partner Airline flight, Airpoints Dollars and Status Points may be earned on a flight by flight basis rather than a journey basis. Please note booking class eligibility and earning rates are subject to change without notice and any changes will apply based on the date you travel. This information does not apply to other airline codeshare. Refer to the Airpoints terms and conditions for more information.