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.
Embraced by the mighty Western Ghats from all sides, Coimbatore is known to be one of the most beautiful cities in India. Located in the state of Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore lies favourably on the banks of the River Noyyal and enjoys a calm and temperate climate throughout the year. The presence of steep mountains and hills attract adventure-seekers from all corners of the country and beyond to indulge in activities like trekking and hiking. Annaikatti, Maruthamalai and Velliangiri are some of the most challenging mountains in Coimbatore that also add to the overall beauty of the place. On a trip Coimbatore, no tourist must miss exploring the Siruvani River, the water of which is considered to be the world's tastiest only after that of the Nile River. If tourists are arriving with their family and children, they should definitely visit the Annaimalai or Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, which serves as home to a huge variety of animals and plant species. Coimbatore, which is also known as Kovai, is home to several wonderful temples as well, worth-mentioning among them are Perur Temple and Maruthamalai Temple. Known as the Manchester of South India, this city is a leader in manufacturing textile and local silk. Picking a suitable travel package from MakeMyTrip can help tourists explore this city in a very convenient manner.