Gallantry Award Winners will be facilitated by Air India


New Delhi: In order to honor armed forces personnel, national Airlines Air India will allow recipients of war and peace time gallantry awards to upgrade to the business class if vacant seats are available at the time of boarding.

Airlines have taken this step to show tribute to Armed Force. Air India officer said the soldiers who have been bestowed with military honors including  Param Veer Chakra, Mahavir Chakra, Veer Chakra, Ashok Chakra, Kirti Chakra and Shaurya Chakra  will get an upgrade to business class from economy at the time of boarding in case seats are available in the aircraft from this month

Czech military advantage of this feature of the airline will be able to counter by showing their identity cards.

The decision to upgrade these recipients of various gallantry awards to a higher class, which is effective from this month, is an initiative of Air India Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani