Air India is the national flag carrier of India and has been providing air services since October 15th, 1932. Initially its name was Tata Airlines but later it was changed to Air India. It is India’s first international airline that offers a distinctive look with a red colored flying swan. It provides luxurious air services to international passengers at economical costs and discounted fares. Air India offers many international flights but the US is the most important international destination and a large number of passengers travel between India and the United States on a daily basis. Air India had the honour of being the first airline to start commercial operations from the recently opened Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport at Durgapur with a flight connecting Kolkata to Durgapur and back. The inaugural flight was operated by Alliance Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India.
Named after the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, Aurangabad is one of the most popular heritage destinations in India. Located in the Indian state of Maharashtra, this city is renowned as home to the truly magnificent Ajanta and Ellora Caves. The city was once graced with the 52 grand gates, out of which 13 are still in existence and can be visited, during a trip to Aurangabad. When travelling the city, tourists can also pay a visit to Bibi ka Maqbara- an imitation of the Taj Mahal, explore Aurangabad Caves- famous for their iconography or try bird watching at Salim Ali Lake & Bird Sanctuary. Qila-E-Ark is a magnificent palace in the city that demands attention of every tourist. Besides this, there are more historical monuments like Kali Masjid, Shahganj Masjid and Chowk Masjid flaunt brilliant Islamic style of architecture. Apart from in the architecture, the classical Islamic influence can be clearly seen in the local arts as well, which include Paithani textiles, Mashru and Himroo fabrics, Bidriware and Kaghzipura, famous for their unique aesthetic appeal. Visitors can enjoy the finest of Mughlai and Hyderabadi delicacies here. With unusual heritage sites, authentic Islamic traditions and a plethora of attractions to explore, this city has remained and continues to remain one of the finest tourist destinations in India. To explore this city in a comfortable manner, travellers can book a cheap travel package from MakeMyTrip.