Air India is the flag carrier of India, serving nearly 100 domestic and international destinations from its hubs in Delhi and Mumbai.
MileagePlus members can earn award miles, Premier qualifying miles, Premier qualifying segments and Premier qualifying dollars on eligible Air India flights. To receive mileage credit, present your MileagePlus number when you make reservations and make sure that it appears on your boarding pass at check-in. Additionally, MileagePlus members receive the following benefits on Air India-operated flights:
If your ticket was purchased directly from united.com, by calling the United Customer Contact Center (including a United specialty desk, such as United Groups, United Meetings or the Premier Priority Desk), from a United representative at the airport, or through a United ticket office, you’ll earn miles based on the fare1,2 and your MileagePlus status. Please reference the “Ticket number starts with 016” section below.3
If you don't know how your ticket was purchased, in most cases your ticket number can be found on your confirmation email or receipt.
|MileagePlus status||Award miles earned (based on fare 1,2)|
|Member||5 × fare|
|Premier® Silver||7 × fare|
|Premier Gold||8 × fare|
|Premier Platinum||9 × fare|
11 × fare
Eligible Air India fare classes6
|Class of service||Purchased fare class||Award mile earnings
(including fare class bonus)
|Business||C, D, J||125%|
|Full Fare Economy||Y, B, M, H, K, Q||100%|
|Economy||V, W, G||75%|
|Discount Economy||L, T, U, S, E||50%|
|No Mileage Credit||I, N, O, P, R, X||0%|
See our award chart to find out how many miles you'll need to fly one way or roundtrip, depending on class of service and region of travel, on any Star Alliance network airline. You can book award travel on Air India through united.com. Service charges may apply for booking or changing award reservations, depending on ticketing, travel dates and MileagePlus status. Award tickets cannot be issued at the airport. Call 1-800-UNITED-1 (1-800-864-8331) to reach the United Customer Contact Center within the U.S. and Canada, or view more contact and language options.
|Class of service||Purchased fare class||Premier qualifying miles8||Premier qualifying segments|
|Business||C, D, J, Z||125%||1|
|Full Fare Economy||Y, B, M, H, K, Q, V, W, G||100%||1|
|Discount Economy||L, T, U, S, E||50%||0|
|No Premier Credit||I, N, O, P, R, X||0%||0|