Air India was the only airline brand in India till the private companies took interest in the aviation business and launched private airlines in 1990. It connects all the major cities in India and also many of the international destinations. By logging on to the official website of the airline you have the convenience to make online booking and also make Air India Check in Online. On the home page of the airline you will find the web check-in option, which you have to click and follow the instructions given there.
The online check-in facility is provided to passengers travelling in all three classes of the flight, which include the First Class, Business Class and the Economy Class. The online check-in is possible as early as 48 hours before the scheduled departure of the flight, and extends up to 2 hours prior to the take off in all the metro cities. But in other cities it is possible only from 24 hours prior to the departure of the flight.
First Class and Business Class passengers are allowed to reach the airport 45 minutes prior to the flight departure, while Economy Class passengers are requested to arrive at the airport earlier, by about 90 minutes prior to the departure of the flight
Passengers who are on wheel chairs, unaccompanied minors and others who need special assistance are not allowed the facility of web check-in. While making Air India Check in Online you may take a printout of your boarding pass and select your preferred seat and have it reserved.