Concessionary Fares for Children and Infants

Concessionary Fares for Children and Infants

Children and infants in India aged 0-12 are eligible for discounts on base fares, applicable on domestic and international flights. The applicable discount is 10% for economy and 25% for business classes respectively.

Note: Please ensure your infant is seated on your lap as additional seats cannot be booked for infants. For multiple infants, each must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or older.


  • Must be an Indian national
  • Permanent residents of India
  • Aged below 12 years on the day of travel

Documents To Carry

Acceptable proof of identification and date of birth for domestic travel includes an Aadhaar card or a passport issued by the Government of India. For international travel, a passport is mandatory.

Discount Policy

The discount will be applied to base airfare for one-way or round-trip bookings within India and internationally, in both economy and business classes. Discount amounts vary and will be displayed during the booking process.

  • Standard fees apply for flight changes, cancellations, or refunds.
  • Concessionary fares are available only on flights operated by Air India and do not apply to codeshare flights.

Terms & Conditions 

  • Travel: Applicable on domestic and international routes for flights operated by Air India.
  • Advance reservation and ticketing:
    • Reservations and ticketing for each travel segment must be completed at the same time.
    • Waitlist and standby are not permitted.
    • Sales restriction: Discounted fares can be issued from Air India city ticketing offices,  airport ticketing offices, the Air India call centre, and from the official website and mobile app.
  • Sale and travel validity: until further notice.
  • Discount is valid on both one-way and round-trip bookings.
  • Fare rules for domestic and international cancellations, refunds, rebooking, and reissues as per the respective cabin class will apply.
  • Concessional fares are subject to the availability of seats.
  • The tickets are non-endorsable, non-reroutable.
  • No name changes are permitted.
  • Proper verification of valid ID/documents: 
    • Identity verification is mandatory and will be carried out at the time of ticketing at a city ticketing office or airport ticketing office and again at check-in points at the airport.
    • Passengers must carry proof of identification throughout the journey. No one has the authority to waive the condition of documentation check. 
    • Boarding will be denied if identity proof is not provided at the boarding gate. 
    • Airport managers and duty managers undertake surprise checks. 
    • In case the relevant ID /documents are not presented at the time of check-in, passengers will be charged twice the booked fare plus applicable taxes.
  • All general conditions of carriage apply.
  • Free baggage allowance of 25 kgs is applicable.